Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

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One of UMass Lowell's most popular degree programs for students who are interested in social and behavioral sciences

This program can be taken entirely online or as a mix of online and on-campus classes.

The Psychology curriculum acquaints students with scientific methods and psychological studies. It provides students with theoretical foundations in various subfields of psychology: experimental, developmental, social, personality, and clinical psychology. The curriculum emphasizes the application of psychological knowledge and skills in many areas of human functioning.

General Requirements

A major in Psychology consists of 36-45 credits with at least 18 credits at the 300 level or higher. Students transferring to the University and wishing to major in Psychology must make individual arrangements with the Program Coordinator regarding satisfaction of major course requirements.

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Consult the Gen Ed 2000 website regarding all Gen Ed requirements. Psychology majors fulfill Gen Ed Diversity & Ethics requirement by completing the major.


Students in the Psychology major are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a foreign language.

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Approximately 2 months prior to the start of each semester, Online and Continuing Education posts the new course schedule to the website. Once you've decided which course(s) you would like to take, returning students can register using ISIS self-service, while new students must use the Non Degree Registration Form.

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