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Undergraduate Bulletin 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Psychology - B.A./B.S.


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The Department of Psychology offers two areas of concentration within the psychology major: general psychology and clinical psychology.

A minimum of 14 hours in the major field must be completed at Dominican University.

General Psychology


Students interested in research or teaching in psychology-related fields are encouraged to select this area of concentration.

Major Requirements

Thirty-eight semester hours in psychology including:

Required Courses (Bachelor of Arts)


Clinical Psychology


Students interested in pursuing a career in clinical psychology or human services through graduate study are encouraged to select this area of concentration.

Major Requirements

Thirty-eight semester hours in psychology, including: 

Required Courses (Bachelor of Arts)


Capstone Courses or Experience


Each psychology major is required to complete a capstone course or experience. The courses that satisfy this requirement are:

Experiences that satisfy the capstone requirement are: an honors project, a degree with distinction project, or an internship approved by the psychology department. Students choosing a major in clinical psychology register for an internship (4 semester hours credit) as their capstone experience.

Departmental Comprehensive Examination


All students earning a major in psychology are required to complete the comprehensive examination in the discipline. The examination is administered by the department to graduating seniors at the end of their final semester.

Bachelor of Science option


Psychology majors interested in doctoral study are strongly encouraged to earn a Bachelor of Science degree. In addition to the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in general psychology or clinical psychology, the Bachelor of Science requires the completion of the following:

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