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Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology

Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology

Biopsychology students may be interested in exploring the complex interdependencies between mind and body, and use your knowledge to improve individual and group function.

Career Opportunities


  • Neuro Science
  • Psychology
  • Genetics
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Behavioral Science

Degree Requirements


Students receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology degree must complete a minimum total of 188 credit hours of instruction.

Interdisciplinary coursework will explore and challenge our collective knowledge of fundamental biopsychological concepts regarding bases of behavior, emotion, cognition and their relation to health. Future professions for graduates frequently involve applying this knowledge of physiology and psychology to issues of drug use and abuse, motivation, sleep patterns and more. Students are also prepared to take on graduate work in fields such as Chiropractic, medicine, nursing, dentistry, psychology or neuroscience.

Core Curriculum Offerings
Area A Communications & Humanities 20 hours
Area B Science, Mathematics & Computers 25 hours
Area C Social Sciences 20 hours

Sub-total: 65 credit hours

Bachelor of Science Offerings
Area A Natural Science Core 50 hours
Area B Applied Psychology Requirements 35 hours
Area C Biopsychology Electives 25 hours
Area D Free Electives 13 hours

Sub-total: 123 credit hours