College of Human Services and Behavioral Sciences

Psychology Major (BA Traditional)

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Psychology at Concordia University, St. Paul, allows students to gain a deeper understanding of the field of psychology with a focus on human behavior, cognition, interaction, and development. The broad scope of courses in the major offers students a comprehensive learning experience concentrating specifically on psychological foundations. Classroom and experiential learning opportunities will prepare students to enter a career of choice or graduate school.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

Required Psychology Courses
PSY 101Introduction to Psychology4
PSY 230Lifespan Developmental Psychology4
PSY 300Cognition, Learning and Memory4
PSY 330Introduction to Counseling4
PSY 360Abnormal Psychology4
PSY 370Introduction to Personality Theories4
PSY 380Research Methods with Statistical Applications4
PSY 451Social Psychology4
Required Experiential Learning 8
Option 1
Psychology Research Practicum (4)
Psychology Research Practicum (4)
Option 2
Psychology Internship (8)
Select 4 additional credits from the following: 4
Physiological Psychology (4)
Group Counseling & Therapy (4)
Forensic Psychology (4)
Health Psychology (4)
Family Systems, Structures and Relationships (4)
Total Credits44