Students study behavior as it relates to health and well-being, child and adolescent development, education, social situations, the workplace, and the use of technology. Due to Mason’s close proximity to Washington, D.C. the department is especially active in research that informs public policy and national defense. Students who graduate from this program go on to work in a wide range of fields and positions, including human resources, data analysis, user interface design, and social media and marketing.
The BS in Psychology focuses on math and science within the psychology field.
Students pursuing this degree must complete at least 39 credits in psychology and 35 credits in supporting courses. Of the 39 credits earned through basic psychology courses, applied psychology courses and electives, 24 credits must be at the 300 and 400 level.
You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://catalog.gmu.edu/colleges-schools/humanities-social-sciences/psychology/psychology-bs/#requirementstext
Students may choose to complete a concentration in clinical psychology, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, developmental psychology, educational psychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, human factors and applied cognition, or work and organizational psychology. Courses required for a concentration may simultaneously satisfy other degree requirements. The concentrations in forensic psychology, human factors and applied cognition, and work and organizational psychology meet the applied psychology requirement.