Psychology - B.S.
The courses in the Psychology major have been designed to give the student a broad base and solid foundation in several areas of psychology to provide the student with many career options. Students may choose to pursue careers in mental health, school guidance, clinical psychology, family counseling, teaching, or further graduate study. A strong emphasis is made in integrating principles of Christianity and psychology with practical applications.
General Education Competencies
Students in these majors meet the general education competencies by taking the approved standard courses, including options of COM-352 and includes MAT-305.
Admission to Psychology major
Admission to the Psychology major requires a formal screening process separate from initial declaration of intent to major in Psychology. The process includes completion of an application and an essay, plus an interview with the Psychology Committee after completion of 9 hours of lower-level psychology courses.
Continuation in Psychology major
Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA and a 2.5 academic GPA in their coursework in the Psychology major. Failure to do so may necessitate repeating courses or withdrawal from the Psychology major.
Students must evidence emotional stability and adherence to a lifestyle representative of the Christian principles on which Indiana Wesleyan University is established.
The Psychology Department faculty reserves the right to request the withdrawal of any student who in its judgment fails to satisfy the psychology requirements of relationship skills, mental and social fitness, physical health, and quality of academic performance.
*Counts as general education MAT requirement for psychology majors.
Course descriptions are available through the Course Description Lookup.