PSYCHOLOGY


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Aimee Var
Dr. Aimee Var
Assistant Professor of Psychology
251.442.2314
avar@umobile.edu

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Contact Us:

Aimee Var
Dr. Aimee Var
Assistant Professor of Psychology
251.442.2314
avar@umobile.edu

Request More Info

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Psychology

A degree in psychology prepares you for graduate school or for your career in multiple arenas, including psychology, social work, and counseling. You will take courses that prepare you with the knowledge and foundational skills to understand yourself and others through a scientific lens.

Our program is aligned with the American Psychological Association’s “Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major, Version 2.0” and actively promotes the broad goals of (1) a strong knowledge base in psychology, (2) the development of scientific inquiry and critical thinking skills, (3) an understanding of one’s ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world, (4) effective communication skills, and (5) professional development.

Required Courses
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology 3
MA 211 Elementary Statistics 3
PSY 301 Human Growth and Development 3
PSY 304 Experimental Psychology (Writing Intensive) 3
PSY 315 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 310
Cognitive Psychology
3
PSY 403 Theories of Personality (Writing Intensive) 3
B.A. students must complete the 4-course Foreign Language requirement in addition to the requirements above.
Elective Courses
SA 322 Social Psychology 3
KIN 332 Sports Psychology 3
PSY 303 Psychology of Learning and Behavior 3
PSY 320 Adolescent Psychology 3
PSY 323 Introduction to Family Therapy  3
PSY 325  Introduction to Counseling  3
PSY 331 Psychology of Happiness 3
PSY 332 Psychology of Diversity  3
PSY 333 Psychology of Social Influence 3
PSY 33_ Health Psychology 3
PSY 404 Adult Psychology 3
PSY 411 History & Systems of Psychology 3
PSY 420 Political Psychology 3
PSY 426 Senior Internship in Psychology 1–9
PSY 431 Independent Study 1–8
PSY 444 Catalyst, Psychology of Leadership  3
PSY 452 Multicultural Counseling  3
PSY 460 Experimental Research Practicum  3
PSY 488 Senior Seminar for Graduate School 1
PSY 497/498 Study in Selected Topics 3