May 25, 2022  
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog 
2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

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Dean Lisa A Steelman, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
José Martinez-Diaz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Associate Dean
Robert A. Taylor, Ph.D.

Degree Programs

Applied Behavior Analysis, B.A.  
Applied Behavior Analysis, M.S.  
Applied Behavior Analysis and Organizational Behavior Management, M.S.  
Applied Psychology, A.A.  
Applied Psychology, B.A.  
Behavior Analysis, Ph.D.  
Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.  
Criminal Justice, A.A.  
Criminal Justice, B.A.  
Criminal Justice - Homeland Security, B.A.  
Forensic Psychology, B.A.  
Global Strategic Communication, M.S.  
Humanities, B.A.  
Humanities - Prelaw, B.A.  
Industrial/Organizational Psychology, M.S.  
Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Ph.D.  
Liberal Arts, A.A.  
Multiplatform Journalism, B.S.  
Organizational Behavior Management, M.S.  
Organizational Leadership, M.A.  
Professional Behavior Analysis, M.A.  
Psychology, B.A.  
Psychology, B.S.  
Strategic Communication, B.S.  

Nondegree Programs

English and Languages  
General Studies  

Undergraduate Minor Programs

Communication Minor  
Forensic Psychology Minor  
History Minor  
Literature Minor  
Music Minor  
Philosophy Minor  
Prelaw Minor  
Psychology Minor  

Graduate Certificate Programs

Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate  
Applied Behavior Analysis Assistant Certificate  
Marketing Communication Graduate Certificate  


Military Science  program
School of Arts and Communication  
School of Behavior Analysis  
School of Psychology  

Mission Statement and Overview

The College of Psychology and Liberal Arts has the mission of providing to students a foundation to the philosophies, concepts, methods of inquiry and knowledge bases underlying the liberal arts and the social sciences. The college strives to develop global citizens for a multicultural and technology-driven 21st century, who can realize their full potential through an understanding of cultural diversity, an appreciation of the creative arts, knowledge of the history of human interaction, and developing effective communication and problem solving skill sets.

The College of Psychology and Liberal Arts includes the School of Arts and Communication, the School of Behavior Analysis, the School of Psychology and the military science program (ROTC). The college offers bachelor’s degrees in applied behavior analysis, forensic psychology, humanities, multiplatform journalism, psychology and strategic communcation, and master’s degrees in applied behavior analysis, global strategic communication, industrial/organizational psychology, organizational behavior management, organizational leadership and professional behavior analysis. Doctoral degrees are awarded in behavior analysis, clinical psychology and industrial/organizational psychology. In addition to these programs offered on campus, the college offers associate degrees in liberal arts and criminal justice, and bachelor’s degrees in applied psychology and criminal justice through Florida Tech Online.

Courses in foreign languages and linguistics are offered through the School of Arts and Communication, as well as an intensive English as a Second Language Bridge Program for students whose first language is not English.

Financial Assistance

General financial assistance information including assistantships and veterans benefits is addressed in the Financial Overview  section.

Merit scholarships for undergraduate students are dependent on available funding. Contact the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts.

Graduate Admission

For psychology program applicants, the School of Psychology endorses the following resolution of the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology regarding the offering and accepting of financial aid after April 15:

An acceptance given or left in force after April 15 commits the student not to solicit or accept another offer. Offers made after April 15 must include the provision that the offer is void if acceptance of a previous offer from a department accepting this resolution is in force on that date. These rules are binding on all persons acting on the behalf of the offering institution.


    Nondegree Programs

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