Distance Education and NonTraditional Programs

B.S. in Psychology

Middle Tennessee State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree was first offered in 2009. Students are able to complete all required coursework in the major online.

For your convenience a list of core required courses and electives offered online is provided below, along with the semesters each course is typically offered (*based on previous 2 years’ worth of course offerings).

In addition to satisfying the requirements for the 38-hour major, psychology majors also must satisfy the requirements for general education and the requirements for two 15-hour minors.

Click to see list of online minors. For more information please visit the psychology website.


Course No. and Title

Credit Hours

*Offerings

Core Required Courses

26 hours

 

1410 General Psychology

3

Offered online every semester and summers

2000 Seminar on Careers in Psychology

1

Offered online every semester and summers

2210 Psychology of Social Behavior

3

Offered Fall semester and summers online

2300 Developmental Psychology

3

Offered online every semester and summers

3020 Basic Statistics for Behavioral Science

3

Offered online every semester & summers

3070 Research Methods &
3071 Research Methods Lab

3
1

Offered online every semester; no summers

3230 Abnormal Psychology
or
3590 Personality

3

PSY3590 offered every semester through RODP; PSY3230 offered online every semester & summers

4030 Psychology of Sensation and Perception
or
4240 Behavioral Neuroscience

3

PSY4030 offered online every semester & summers; PSY4240 offered most semesters & summers

4040 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
or
4480 Learning Theories

3

Both are offered online every semester; PSY4480 offered summers

Elective hours in psychology (at least 9 hours must be upper division hours) : Choose from the following offerings below:

12 hours

 

PSY2190: Human Brain, Behavior, & Consciousness

3

Offered Fall semester & summers

PSY3230 or PSY3590 (whichever one was not taken for the major)

3

Both offered every semester & summers

PSY3320: Introduction to I/O Psychology

3

Offered every semester & summers

PSY4190: Child Psychology

3

Offered summer only

PSY4250: Psychology of the Exceptional Child

3

Offered summer only

PSY4260: Introduction to Psychological Testing

3

May be offered Spring semester & summers

PSY4360: Organizational Psychology

3

Offered every semester

PSY4330: Industrial & Organizational Training & Development

3

Offered Spring semester & summers

PSY4440: Psychology of Close Relationships

3

Offered summer only

PSY4600: Psychosexual Adjustment

3

Offered Spring semester & summers

PSY4700: History & Systems

3

Offered Spring semester

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

38 hours

 

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