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Division of Continuing Studies

Psychology

The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in psychology.

Required:

30 hours from the department of psychology (PSYC)

PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology I 3 hrs
PSYC 1020 Introduction to Psychology II (Recommended) 4 hrs
PSYC classes from 3 of the 5 areas (see below) 9 hrs
PSYC Electives 15 hrs
No less than 9 hours upper division (UNO)  

If you are considering graduate studies in psychology PSYC 2000 Careers in Psychology (1), PSYC 3130 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences; PSYC 3140 Methods of Psychological Inquiry and a lecture/lab pair (lecture/labs need to be sequential in order) are prerequisites for admission to UNO Psychology graduate studies.  In addition, if you are considering graduate work in psychology, it is strongly recommended that you contact the Psychology Department Chair to make an appointment to discuss those options.  

Area Focus Courses - One course required from three of the following four areas (9 hours).

1. Applied Psychology

  • PSYC 3510 Educational Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • PSYC 4020 Learning (3)
  • PSYC 4310 Psychological and Educational Testing (3)
  • PSYC 4560 Forensic Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4610 Human Factors Engineering (3)
  • PSYC 4630 Organizational Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4640 Personnel Psychology (3)

2. Social/Personality/Developmental Psychology

  • PSYC 3450 Social Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • PSYC 3520 Child Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 3540 Adolescent Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4450 Personality Theories (3)

3. Mental Health

  • PSYC 3410 Clinical Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • PSYC 3430 Personality and Adjustment (3)
  • PSYC 4440 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4590 Psychology of Exceptional Children (3)

4. Cognitive/Neuroscience

  • PSYC 4070 Cognitive Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • PSYC 4090 Cognitive Neuroscience (3)
  • PSYC 4210 Sensation and Perception (3)
  • PSYC 4230 Behavioral Neuroscience (3)
  • PSYC 4270 Animal Behavior (3)
  • PSYC 4320 Hormones and Behavior (3)
  • PSYC 4520 Psycholinguistics (3)

Electives: Remaining credits in psychology (15)

Revised Fall 2013