Psychology Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology

Requirements and Curriculum

Requirements

A minimum of 120 credits are required to complete this degree. This includes:

  • 42 upper-division (300-400 level) credits
  • 30 upper-division credits completed through Colorado State University

The number of courses needed for completion of the program depends on:

Curriculum

The curriculum for this degree is outlined below and is based on the required courses for students following the Colorado Statewide Articulation Agreement for a bachelor completion in psychology. Students need to consult their advisor to develop a degree completion plan based on the credits transferred into this program. You have the option to use the TransferologyTM website to conduct a self-review of your potential transfer courses. This tool will assist you in seeing how your previous college coursework may transfer to CSU.

AUCC Requirements (31 cr.)

Choose any course approved as an AUCC 3E course. This requirement is waived if you have completed an AA or AS. Students waiving this requirement must replace it with elective credits.

Core courses

Lecture/Lab courses (Select three pairs of the following; 12-15 credits)

Upper-division courses (6 credits)

Additional required courses (17 credits)

Elective courses (8-15 credits)

  • Upper-division electives (5-8 cr.)

    Choose any courses 300 level and above.

  • General elective credits (0-4 cr.)

    Elective credits should be chosen in consultation with your advisor. Elective credits can be satisfied by completing courses 100 level or above. The number of elective credits will vary based on your transferrable credits.

What Next?

  • See what the career landscape looks like for graduates, including industry demand and examples of roles students have held after earning this degree.

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