2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Jul 17, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Psychology - BS in Psychology


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In this concentration, students will gain a solid foundation and knowledge of psychological principles and practices that relate to many different occupations. The curriculum helps students build on the ability to relate to all types of people, while increasing understanding of life in a complex world. 

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (35 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (25 cr.)
  • Psychology elective courses (10 cr.)
  • Elective courses (65 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Concentration Courses (25 cr.)


For the General Psychology concentration, choose any five courses from BS in Psychology concentrations in Applied Psychology, Workplace Psychology, and Preparation for Graduate Studies.

Psychology Elective Courses (10 cr.)


Choose two of the four courses listed below or any two 3000-level, 4000-level, or 5000-level courses in the School of Psychology.

Electives (65 cr.)


Choose 13 courses from General Education, BS in Psychology, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. At least four courses must be at the 3000–4000 level. Elective credits should total 65 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.