School of Arts and Sciences
Academic Commons North 124
Dr. Karen Hambright 279-5879
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is designed for students who want to make a difference in the lives of others. This major offers students a uniquely innovative choice of curricula aimed at addressing 21st Century changes in demography, privations, and technology. It offers student-centered instruction and advising by nationally and internationally recognized faculty, with an emphasis in service-learning. Contemporary psychology is both a scientific and applied field of study with interdisciplinary roots that provides a strong liberal arts background and pathways to numerous careers.
The Human Services Concentration will provide students with a rigorous program of study in the science of psychology that includes theory, research, qualitative and quantitative methods behavior analysis, and internship opportunities. Psychology of Human Services is an emerging field at the intersection of psychology, health, and business and this concentration will provide students with a strong background for entry level positions in a variety of human services areas.
Foreign Language, particularly Spanish is recommended in Areas B, C or F for students planning to work with the public.
For additional program information, see the college website or contact the Department Coordinator for the Department of Social Sciences at 912-279-5877.
The USG core curriculum was developed with the goals of assuring institutional accountability for learning, incorporating learning requirements in global perspectives and critical thinking, allowing institutions some flexibility in tailoring courses to their institutional mission, while ensuring that core curriculum courses completed at one USG institution or through eCore, the USG’s designated online core curriculum, are fully transferable to another USG institution. All core curriculum requirements must be completed as part of the associate of arts, associate of science, bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree programs. Each institution’s core curriculum shall consist of 42 semester credit hours with the minimum number of credit hours in each area shown below. (BOR Policy Manual, 3.3.1 Core Curriculum)
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