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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements for the Applied Psychology BA

The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BA in Applied Psychology from Weekend/Evening College at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

The prerequisite course for the degree program is PSY1 Introduction to Psychology (3 units).

For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.

Required Courses

Total Units in Required Courses: 16

PSY 103 Applied Psychology (3)
PSY 102 Issues in Human Development (3)
PSY 141 Applied Research Methods & Statistics (3)
PSY141L Applied Research Methods & Statistics Lab (1)
PSY125 Basic Communication Skills (3)
PSY 154 Applied Psychology Practicum (3)


Core Courses

Any 5 courses from below (15 units)

PSY 156 Personality & Adjustment (3)
PSY 157 Brain & Behavior (3)
PSY 158 Educational Psychology (3)
PSY 168 Abnormal Psychology (3)
PSY 122 Health Psychology (3)
PSY 159 Social Psychology & Society (3)
PSY 107 Positive Psychology (3)


Elective Courses

Total Units of Free Electives: 15

15 units of any upper division Psychology electives


Total Units for the Major: 49

Total Units for Complete Bachelor’s Degree: 124