Admission to Department of Psychology Programs
Students wishing to major in psychology must present SAT/ACT scores of 900/19. Students changing their major to psychology must have SAT/ACT scores and be in good standing in the University. View Admissions Information for Lamar University. Warning this link will take you to another site.
Bachelor of Arts
Designed for students seeking a general understanding of the science of human behavior. Students learn to utilize the tools and techniques of psychologists. This degree plan requires foreign language credits.
Employment opportunities for graduates include positions in various social and mental health agencies under the supervision of licensed or certified personnel.
Additionally, graduates are prepared for advanced study or careers in industry or business. View Undergraduate degree plan for Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Bachelor of Science
This is primarily structured for students planning to pursue graduate study. Physical science and computer science coursework substitute for the foreign language requirement.
Career opportunities are available in the social and mental health area and the industrial/corporate arena. View Undergraduate degree plan for Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
The psychology department offers a variety of joint study programs in cooperation with other university departments. For example, students may pursue a dual program of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in both psychology and biology. Students may also enroll in pre-med while pursuing a major in psychology. View Undergraduate degree plan for Dual degree.