[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 16, 2024  
[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A


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Required courses for the 39-hour Bachelor of Arts psychology major are designed to provide students with a well-rounded education in the discipline while affording students the ability to tailor their education to meet individual needs. Majors at all locations and delivery systems will be able to select either the General or Clinical/Counseling tracks. Psychology majors at University Campus may choose from two additional tracks or specializations: Developmental, or Experimental. Graduates of the Psychology program are prepared for advanced study in psychology and related disciplines as well as employment in professional entry-level positions in human service settings and mental health facilities. A psychology major is also an excellent way for students to prepare for careers in law, business, human resources management, advertising, and sales. Psychology majors are encouraged to become involved in research

Technology Competency Skills


Saint Leo University Technology Competency Skills                                             

Technology is threaded through our personal, professional, and educational interactions. To successfully manage these interactions - specifically relating to education and employment - our students must have the ability to navigate and operate essential computer functions, beyond social media. Demonstrating competency of basic technology skills is essential for the success of all Saint Leo University students.

Saint Leo University requires undergraduate students to demonstrate technology competency prior to degree conferral. These technology competency skills can be satisfied through a waiver exam, microcredential module, or academic course (COM-140 or equivalent, earning a grade of C or better within 10 years). Students should meet with their advisors to discuss options and establish a plan to satisfy the graduation requirement.

Technology Competency Skills Microcredential:

A self-paced, online module designed to develop and reinforce computer competencies and literacy. The module introduces general computer operations using current computing technologies and software. Selected topics include the Internet, security and safety, digital communication practices, operating systems, as well as creating and evaluating documents, worksheets, and presentations. Guidelines for selecting computer hardware and software are addressed. Satisfactory completion of this microcredential meets the Saint Leo University Technology Competency Skills graduation requirement. Upon completion the microcredential, students will earn a digital badge. This badge can be shared as confirmation of demonstrated skill and ability. This course is not covered by financial aid.

Technology Competency Skills Waiver Exam:

Students may take the technology competency skills waiver exam to satisfy the Saint Leo University technology competency skill requirement. The Waiver Exam tests your knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Windows, and the Internet. The exam is Pass/Fail and you must receive a minimum score of 74% to pass. 

University Campus Only Course Requirements


University Explorations (42 credit hours)


Major Requirements (39 credit hours)


General Specialization


Developmental Specialization


General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.


Total Credits: 120


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