Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology

Degree Requirements

  • 46 Required credit hours
  • 3 Arts and Sciences language requirement credit hours
  • 27 General Education credit hours
  • 52 Elective credit hours

A minimum of 46 credit hours must be selected from within psychology. Within the required 46 hours, 24 hours must be at the 3000 level and above with at least 9 hours at the 4000 level. 

A complete list of psychology courses including short descriptions can be found at

In addition to the required courses and courses in the five content areas, the following psychology courses have been offered at Webster University Vienna.

Required Courses:  Within the 46 credit hours, students are required to complete the following courses:
PSYC 1100
3 CR
PSYC 1800 Careers in Psychology 1 CR
PSYC 2750 Introduction to Measurement and Statistics 3 CR
PSYC 2825 Introduction to Research Methods 3 CR
PSYC 3550 History, Philosophy, and Systems of Psychology 3 CR


4825 OR 4900

Senior Thesis

Senior Overview

3 CR

3 CR


In addition, at least ONE course must be completed from EACH of the following five content areas:
  Biological and Evolutionary Perspectives
PSYC 4300 Health Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 4400 Human Sexuality 3 CR
PSYC 4550 Drug and Chemical Dependency 3 CR
PSYC 4650 Physiological Psychology 3 CR
  Clinical and Counseling Perspectives
PSYC 3125 Abnormal Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 3775 Personality Theory 3 CR
PSYC 4225 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 4250 Introduction to Counseling 3 CR
  Lifespan Development Perspectives
PSYC 2200 Child Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 2250 Adolescent Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 2300 Lifespan Development 3 CR
PSYC 2950 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging 3 CR
  Learning and Cognitive Perspectives
PSYC 3325 Applied Learning Theory
3 CR
PSYC 3350 Cognitive Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 3725 Psychology of Judgement and Decision Making 3 CR
PSYC 3850 Sensation and Perception 3 CR
  Social and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
PSYC 3475 International Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 3575 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3 CR
PSYC 3600 Social Psychology 3 CR

Psychology Electives:  15 hours (i.e., plus an additional 15 credits in psychology).