Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Psychology is a science that studies behavior from psychological, biological, and social perspectives.

Undergraduate Psychology Programs

Degree Options

Psychology, BA
The major and elective requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology are designed to achieve a broad understanding of the contents, concepts, and research methods of contemporary psychology in the context of a quality Liberal Arts education.

Psychology Minor

Dual Major Programs

Psychology & Criminal Justice, BA
The dual Bachelor of Arts degree program in Psychology and Criminal Justice is designed to make it easier for students to complete these two majors simultaneously (in the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences and School of Public Affairs, respectively).

Psychology & Philosophy, BA 

Psychology & Sociology, BA
The Departments of Sociology and Psychology offer a streamlined double major for students interested in how societies and individuals interact and impact one another. 

Psychology & Women’s and Ethnic Studies, BA

Honors Program for Psychology Students

Honors Program
The Psychology Honors Program offers a unique opportunity for outstanding majors to gain an intense research experience in the sub-area of psychology of their choosing.

Mission Statement

The mission of the undergraduate program of the Psychology Department is to provide a useful course of study in Psychology that will enable students to obtain employment or to pursue an advanced degree. This program will accomplish the following: educate students about diverse topics within Psychology, teach critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills, provide students with opportunities to perform research, and enable students to develop professional writing and other communication skills.

Being a Psychology Major at UCCS

Our department wants to make sure undergraduate students understand as much as possible about our degree program and how we operate. This content is intended to distribute information about our department and major as widely as possible.

Our Philosophy About Your Undergraduate Education
Some Important Details about Our Undergraduate Program