Psychology

Bachelor of Arts, Department of Psychological Sciences

Dr. Amy Posey in discussion with Psychology students

Department Overview

The psychology curriculum provides students with practical, theoretical, and scientific foundations to develop as professional scientists and practitioners of psychology.

Degree Objectives

  • Acquire scientific habits through core courses and research seminars
  • Develop professional skills through applied courses and service experiences
  • Foster an integrated understanding of the principles governing human and animal behavior, a practical application of knowledge for addressing individual and social problems, an enlightened professional responsibility for the welfare of others, and respect for human diversity.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduate school
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Child Psychologist
  • Abnormal Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist

Contact

Amy J. Posey, Ph.D.
Professor/Department Chair
Contact by Email
913.360.7504

Cray-Seaberg Hall

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  • Adam Buhman-Wiggs, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
  • Eva Chian-Hui Chen, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
  • Dean Elmore, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Amy J. Posey, Ph.D.
    Professor & Department Chair

Freshmen Year

GNST-1000BC Experience1
PSYC-1000General Psychology3
THEO-1100Introduction to Theology3
ENGL-1010English Composition3
Historical Foundation3
Foreign Language I4
Total17
PHIL-1750Principles of Nature3
EXSC-1115Wellness for Life1
Foreign Language II4
Aesthetic Foundation3
Historical Foundation3
Electives3
Total17

Sophomore Year

MATH-2110Applied Statistics4
Theoretical Psychology course3
EXSCFitness course1
Faith Foundation3
Electives4
Total15
PSYC-2900Research Methods3
Theoretical Psychology course3
Natural World with Lab4
Philosophical Inquiry Foundation3
Aesthetic Foundation3
Total16

Junior Year

Theoretical Psychology course3
Philosophical Inquiry Foundation3
PSYC-3500Research Seminar3
Electives7
Total16
Applied Psychology course3
Faith Foundation3
PSYC-3710Learning and Cognition3
PSYC-4820Social Psychology3
Electives4
Total16

Senior Year

Applied Psychology course3
PSYC-4850Psychology Service Experience3
PSYC-4050Biopsychology3
Electives7
Total16
PSYC-4910History and Systems3
Electives13
PSYC-COMPSenior Comprehensivecr
Total16

Other Department Offerings

  • Minors in Psychology