Counseling and Psychology

Bachelor of Science: Psychology

Have you ever wondered how the mind works or why people act the way they do?
Do you have a desire to help people solve problems?

If questions these questions interest you, we have an expansive group of programs and a range of field experiences to lead you to successful and gratifying career options.

Our programs are some of the most popular major choices on campus. Students prepare for careers in a wide variety of fields in addition to psychology-specific positions. These can range from medicine, education, law, business, law enforcement, and management. 

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Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Students must take a total of 43 credit hours in psychology and are encouraged to sample courses in the diverse areas of the field to fulfill personal interests and explore vocational possibilities. The B.S. degree offers a variety of elective courses (up to 39 credit hours) for our majors to explore the fields of psychology and/or other topics.

Our program offers a broad range of courses and topics to explore!

Developmental Psychology Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology Industrial\Organizational Psychology
Psychology of Personality Counseling
Learning and Cognition Data Analysis
Bio-Psychology Experimental Psychology

Our students are immersed in research projects, formal classroom and laboratory training, and field experiences. Additionally, the Psychology Club invites regular guest speakers and takes field trips to events and conferences

Undergraduate Checklist  2023-2024 Course Catalog

Minor in Psychology | 15 Credit Hours

Requirements: 15 credit hours of psychology courses (PSY). Those credit hours must include six (6) Upper Division course hours (3000 level or higher).

  • Fast Track to Your Graduate Degree

    Fast Track

    The Fast Track program is designed to enable Tech undergraduates to accumulate up to six (6) credit hours of graduate coursework in Counseling and Psychology that can be used to satisfy undergraduate and graduate degree requirements.

    These courses must be taken at Tennessee Tech.
    Students who successfully complete the Fast Track program are exempt from the Graduate Records Exam (GRE) graduate admission requirement.

    The Fast Track option creates the pathway for a smooth transition to a graduate program in Counseling and Psychology.

    Minimum Admission Requirements

    Enrolled as a Tech undergraduate Psychology major with senior standing;

    Overall GPA of at least 3.0 or better;

    Approval from our graduate faculty or graduate faculty advisor and Chairperson.

    Contact your advisor to determine eligibility.

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