The Psychology major provides you with the opportunity to learn about the origins and development of human behavior and mental processes, as well as the factors that influence changes of the same.
The Psychology major gives you a valuable foundation of knowledge that is important in a wide variety of fields, including business, communication, education, health, human services, and law. You also will be prepared to pursue graduate study in areas such as clinical psychology, counseling psychology, experimental psychology, and social psychology.
Recent graduates have obtained jobs in business and consulting, child welfare and education, criminal justice and corrections, health care and gerontology, and human and social services. Other graduates have continued in graduate school to pursue an advanced Psychology degree.
LOCATION: Main residential campus in Fayette, Iowa, UIU Educational Centers, Online, and Independent Study Program.
- (3) PSY 190 General Psychology
- (3) PSY 355 Skills and Strategies in the Helping Professions
- (3) PSY/SOC 373 Research Methods
- (3) PSY 432 Personality
- (3) PSY 454 Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions
- (3) PSY 499 Special Project OR PSY 403 Internship
- (3) MATH 220 Elementary Statistics
- (15) Electives to include at least 6 additional credits of 300-400 level courses
Total: 36 credits