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Specializations

Students majoring in Psychology (either B.A. or B.S. degree) may choose to complete a specialty, which provides depth and breadth of knowledge in a particular area of Psychology. These specialized curricula are designed to prepare students interested in bachelor-level careers with skills that can enhance their occupational opportunities and to provide training for advanced studies in these and allied areas.

Specialties are offered in Developmental Psychology; Human Services Psychology; Biopsychology; Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Psychology. Specialty coursework can be used to partially fulfill major requirements (some Domain and upper-level requirements); however, students must ensure that they take additional coursework (e.g. Psyc 211 and 311) to satisfy all requirements for the major. Completion of a Specialty is recognized with a certificate from the Department, but does not show on a student’s transcript. In exceptional circumstances, some flexibility in fulfilling requirements may be permitted.

Click here for the Biopsychology requirements

Click here for the Developmental Psychology requirements

Click here for the Diversity requirements

Click here for the Human Services requirements