Psychology Track

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  4. Psychology Track

The purpose of the bachelor of science degree in Health Sciences is to allow students who have earned an associate of science degree from an accredited clinical program to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a track that complements their degree. The Psychology curriculum is designed to give students a knowledge base of theory, research, and practice in psychological sciences.

School of Arts and Sciences
Variety of careers or gain acceptance into graduate programs/professional schools

Graduation Requirements

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is conferred upon students when the following conditions are met, in addition to the general requirements for graduation:

  • Completion of 120 semester credit hours;
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher on all college work with grades of C or better in all courses leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences;
  • Fulfillment of the residency requirement of the university (see Academic Policies section), with 2 service learning projects;
  • Clearance of all indebtedness to the University, including the return of all materials borrowed from the university library.


Students who have completed an Associate of Science degree from an accredited clinical program are qualified for enrollment in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree program.

Length of Program

The length of the program depends on the number of credit hours that the student earned at the associate degree level and the number of upper level courses that transfer.


See the undergraduate Tuition & Fee Schedule.

Financial Assistance

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available at See Financial Aid for more details.


See Transfer Equivalencies regarding transferability of courses taken at other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Further information regarding transfer of credit can be obtained at the Office of Admissions. Credit for university level achievement may be awarded through the CLEP and/or ACT examination.


Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.

Admission Requirements

  1. An Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degree in a health related major (e.g., health technology, medical assisting, human services and technology, health information management, respiratory therapy, radiologic technology, surgical technology, physical therapy assistant) or 90 total semester hours of credit with 30 of those credits taken within a clinical program (e.g. Nursing)
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.0 on all attempted coursework.

Application Procedures

Students should complete the regular application online indicating Health Sciences as the selected program. Any questions related to the online application process should be addressed through the Admissions Office at 225-768-1700.


  • CourseCredit Hours
    60 credit hours from coursework earned toward an eligible Associate degree program60
    22 credit hours of shared core courses0
    THEO 13103
    MATH 23153
    WRIT 2315 or WRIT 3335 or WRIT 43153
    HSER 33403
    HSER 33503
    HESC 33103
    BIOL 33053
    PHIL 2320 or THEO 33453
    ACSM 41101
    15 credit hours in 3000 and 4000 level PSYC coursework15
    15 credit hours of approved 3000 and 4000 level courses outside of the area of concentration (With advisor approval, based on intended field of work or other academic interests.)15
    5 or more credit hours in general electives, including 4 credit hours in a combination lecture/lab (may be from Associate degree or previously completed coursework)5
    Curriculum Credit Hours120