The Department of Psychology’s undergraduate program offers comprehensive exposure to the prominent theories and concepts of modern psychology. The curriculum is designed to cultivate critical thinking, analyses, and application of psychological theories and paradigms through effective teaching and research. Students graduating with the Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology will be able to assume positions in the human services field and/ or pursue graduate training in Psychology and other behavioral sciences. Students who plan to major in Psychology must complete English 1100 with a grade of “C” or higher before admittance to the major.
1. 121 Credit Hours:
Complete a minimum of 121 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must earn grades of “C” or higher in all courses required for the major. Students must earn grades of “C” or higher in prerequisite courses before admittance to courses for which the prerequisites are required.
Many courses listed in the first year of this plan are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.