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 http://www.webster.edu/depts/artsci/bass/psychdescriptions.htm.

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

PSYC

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).