Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Psychology majors at Winthrop acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills consistent with both the University’s general education goals and the American Psychological Association’s Undergraduate Psychology Learning Goals. Recent psychology graduates have obtained employment in a wide variety of fields such as health and human services, social services, business, and education, and/or pursued advanced preparation in various specialties of psychology as well as in medicine, law, business, education, and other fields.
†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized proficiency examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite.
**Must attain a grade of C- or higher.
Not more than 36 hours in any one subject designator
may be applied toward the major for a BA degree.
Major Specific Notes:
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