With an area of concentration in Psychology you will develop an understanding of physiological, emotional, cognitive and social determinants of behavior. You will also acquire universally useful skills
like communication, critical-thinking, and a proficiency with statistics and data.
|Concentration Requirements||30 hours|
|PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology I||3 hours|
|9 hours to be selected from 3 of the 4 areas listed below.||9 hours|
|PSYC 3510 Educational Psychology|
|PSYC 4020 Learning|
|PSYC 4310 Psychological and Educational Testing|
|PSYC 4510 Psychology in the Schools|
|PSYC 4560 Forensic Psychology
|PSYC 4630 Organizational Psychology|
|PSYC 4640 Personnel Psychology|
|PSYC 3450 Social Psychology|
|PSYC 3520 Child Psychology|
|PSYC 3540 Adolescent Psychology|
|PSYC 4450 Personality Theories|
|PSYC 3410 Clinical Psychology|
|PSYC 3430 Personality and Adjustment|
|PSYC 4440 Abnormal Psychology|
|PSYC 4590 Psychology of Exceptional Children
|PSYC 4800 Law and Psychology|
|PSYC 4070 Cognitive Psychology
|PSYC 4090 Cognitive Neuroscience
|PSYC 4210 Sensation and Perception
|PSYC 4230 Behavioral Neuroscience
|PSYC 4270 Animal Behavior
|PSYC 4320 Hormones and Behavior|
|Additional 18 hours to be selected from the Department of Psychology (PSYC) or PHIL 3650 Philosophy of the Mind.||18 hours|
|Secondary Field I||12 hours|
|Must include courses from the same subject.|
|Secondary Field II||12 hours|
|Must include courses from the same subject|
|May include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.|
|University General Education||40 hours|
|Learn more about general education requirements|
|TOTAL DEGREE||120 hours|
- PSYC 1020 Introduction to Psychology II and PSYC 2000 are recommended courses.
- If you are considering graduate studies in Psychology at UNO the following are pre-requisites for admission:
- 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).
- 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 your options.
|Students with an area of concentration in Psychology may find careers in:|
|♦ Human Services||♦ Health Organizations|
|♦ Nonprofit Organizations||♦ Behavioral Health Specialists|
|♦ Administrators||♦ Management|
|♦ Family and Youth Workers||♦ Case Workers|
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