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Career Applications in Psychological Sciences

A psychology degree from Marian University doesn't just teach facts, it prepares you for career applications in psychological sciences.

  • Career: Psychology majors are prepared for graduate school as well as careers in human services, business, and research.
  • Applications: You will gain a competitive edge as you experience “hands-on” learning and form professional connections during psychology internships.
  • Psychological: The psychology curriculum exceeds the American Psychological Association’s recommendations for teaching, mentoring, and preparing undergraduate students.
  • Science: Learn and apply scientific methodology and critical thinking to solve real-world problems and test theories about human nature.


of graduates completed at least one internship.

Psychology Degree

B.A. in Psychology: A minimum of 35 credits including PSY 101, 205, 250, 300, 305, 325, 335, 345, 350, and 490; two credits of 360, 497, 498, or 499; and one additional elective.

B.S. in Psychology: A minimum of 60 credits in the sciences, including the same required courses for the bachelor of arts in psychology, plus 25 additional credits of courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and psychology.

Minor: 18 guided credits

Sample of Required Courses

  • PSY 250:  Research Methods
  • PSY 300: Tests and Measurements
  • PSY 325: Social Psychology
  • PSY 335: Theories of Personality
  • PSY 345: Cognitive Science
Four-year plan Course checklist

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