The Department of Psychology offers a Bachelor of Science (B.A.) and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in psychology. Both curriculums are designed to assure that the student acquires the basic skills needed to achieve a sophisticated understanding of the field, a broad grasp of the varied areas of inquiry that comprise psychology, and an opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of particular areas of interest. The B.A. is the most popular option and provides greater flexibility in course choices.
By the end of their degree, it is expected that Psychology students will be able to:
Preparing for graduate school
Undergraduates considering applying to the Master's program at UTPA should consider taking the courses listed here.