Psychology Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Students drawn to psychology must be willing to extend the boundaries of their knowledge about human behavior, develop mature and ethical values, learn to distinguish between valuable and trivial information, and acquire the broad perspective necessary to influence and shape the world around them. They gain from their studies a solid knowledge of psychological terms, concepts, theories, methods, and issues. They develop the ability to gather and synthesize information from a variety of sources, inside and outside the classroom, and they learn more about the human condition in the process.

Degree Requirements & Year-by-Year Course Planning

Honors in Psychology

A cadet may earn honors in psychology by maintaining an overall GPA of 3.0 in all classes and a GPA of 3.25 in all psychology courses, both upon admittance to the program and at graduation.


A Leadership Studies minor requires a grade of C or better in LEAD 344 - Leadership in Organizations, a course which is required of all cadets. Additionally, the Leadership Studies minor requires a minimum of 18 hours in leadership studies, with a grade of C or better in each course.  Course options include topics such as international business, foreign policy, national security, ethics, and sports psychology.

To qualify for a minor in psychology, a minimum of 18 hours in psychology with a grade of C or better in each course must be completed. Courses include topics such as abnormal psychology, theories of personality, biopsychology, and social psychology.




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