Psychology is the multifaceted scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The program at AUC emphasizes physical, cognitive, emotional, personal, and social development from conception to death. Biopsychosocial development is studied against a background of major theoretical and applied domains of psychology, concentrating on important influences of individual, group, and multicultural dynamics.
Bachelor of Arts
The aim of psychology at AUC is to provide students with a solid background in the current major areas of the discipline. It will give them insights which can be of personal as well as of practical value in many other occupations. In addition, the program will prepare students wishing to continue further studies leading to a professional career.
Students who intend to seek the Psychology degree must have taken PSYC 1000 and have obtained a grade of “B” or higher. In addition, students must have taken or be currently enrolled in PSYC 2000. Based on the availability of space, a limited number of students who have successfully completed these courses and who meet the GPA requirements as determined by the department will be accepted in the major.
A total of 120 credit hours is required for the bachelor’s degree in psychology: