Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Academic Bulletin

Psychology, Brain and Cognition Concentration BS


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The Psychology, Brain and Cognition major provides students with training in experimental psychology, including a mentored undergraduate research experience that can lead to presentation and publication of the original research with a faculty member. 

Total Credits - 124


Major - 37-38


Concentration - 21-22


Cognates - 9


Additional Information


Computer Policy


In the Behavioral Sciences, the computer is an indispensable tool for collecting and working with data, accessing scientific reports, and for writing and critical thinking. As a result, the Department of Behavioral Sciences requires students to have a laptop computer in order to meet the requirements of the curriculum. Students are responsible for maintaining their computer with the required software appropriate for the courses they are enrolled in as they progress through the curriculum. Use of the computer varies by course.

Student Learning Outcomes


At the end of the program a student will be able to:

  • Think critically about human thought and behavior in individuals, sociocultural and ecological systems
  • Select credible sources of evidence from the behavioral sciences, and specifically in the area of psychology science
  • Conduct effective research projects from design through data interpretation
  • Apply ethical standards to scholarship and practice in Psychology
  • Apply principles and skills from Psychology to serve their communities
  • Write effectively about theories, data, and practice in Psychology
  • Speak effectively about theories, data, and practice in Psychology
  • Prepare a professional plan for life after graduation
  • Apply principles from Psychology to understand and influence the development of faith across the life span
  • Know the key themes in relevant disciplines in Psychology

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