Minor in Biopsychology
The Biopsychology minor is intended for those interested in pursuing careers that involve the interfacing of psychology and the medical field. These include careers in psychiatry, neuropsychology and behavioral media.
This 21-hour program combines the best of Psychology and Biology courses to produce a complementary psychology minor that will assist students in graduate schools or scientific professions. It should be noted that this minor is not acceptable for Biology majors unless they have another minor as well.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Introduction to Psychology||Introduction to basic procedures in the study of behavior and to elementary principles of conditioning, motivation, emotion, personality, sensation, perception, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy, and social dynamics.|
|Physiological Psychology||Introduction to information processing in the nervous system, including sensation, transduction, information processing, movement, perception, consciousness, attention, language, memory, motivation, and emotion.|
|Abnormal Psychology||The basis for labeling people as "abnormal." Investigation of the theoretical approaches to psychopathology, the assessment of mental disorders, and a sampling of the current classification system of disorders with respect to symptomatology and treatment.|
|Biological Science||Introductory course in biological science emphasizing the development of critical thinking skills in science, procedure skills, and content competency. Laboratory is required and involves scientific inquiry methods and a research component.|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology||Introduction to human anatomy and physiology with an emphasis on the roles of homeostasis and pathology and their interactions.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
Students who minor in Biopsychology may go on to pursue graduate degrees in psychiatry, neuropsychology or forensic medicine.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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