Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in Psychology is offered through the Psychology and Communicative Disorders department.
 

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology—PSYC (35 hours)

Highly Recommended to fulfill General Education Requirements

  • MATH 104 Finite Mathematics 3 hours 
  • BIO 103-104 Biology & Human Values I & II 8 hours; or BIO 153-154 Foundations of Biology I & II 8 hours

One of the following:

  • PSYC 156 Introduction to Psychology: Culture and Systems 3 hours 
  • PSYC 157 Introduction to Psychology: Science for the Citizen 3 hours

All of the following:

  • PSYC 301 Developmental Psychology 4 hours 
  • PSYC 324 Statistics in Psychology 3 hours 
  • PSYC 325 Research Methods in Psychology 4 hours 
  • PSYC 339 Introduction to Neuroscience 3 hours 
  • PSYC 495 Senior Seminar in Psychology 3 hours

Two of the following:

  • PSYC 319 Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies 3 hours 
  • PSYC 323 Psychology of Personality 3 hours 
  • PSYC 326 Abnormal Psychology 3 hours 
  • PSYC 381 Clinical Psychology 3 hours

Two of the following:

  • PSYC 332 Animal Learning and Cognition 3 hours; or PSYC 342 Historical Roots of Modern Psychology 3 hours 
  • PSYC 337 Social Psychology 3 hours 
  • PSYC 364 Cognitive Psychology 3 hours

One of the following (or any course not taken from the categories above):

  • PSYC 302 Psychology of Adult Development and Aging 3 hours 
  • PSYC 304 Psychology of Child and Family in Contemporary Society 3 hours 
  • PSYC 305 Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3 hours 
  • PSYC 349 Sensation and Perception 3 hours 
  • PSYC 355 Psychology and Poverty 3 hours 
  • PSYC 360 Psychology and the Law 3 hours 
  • PSYC 362 Psychological Testing and Measurement 3 hours 
  • PSYC 386 Practicum in Clinical and Community Psychology 3 hours
  • PSYC 389 Practicum in Teaching Psychology 1–3 hours 
  • PSYC 390 Special Topics in Psychology 1–3 hours 
  • PSYC 402 Psychology of Women 3 hours 
  • PSYC 403 Psychology of Adolescence 3 hours 
  • PSYC 437 Psychology of Violence 3 hours 
  • PSYC 438 Stereotyping and Prejudice 3 hours 
  • PSYC 485 Independent Research in Psychology 1–3 hours 
  • PSYC 497 Independent Study in Psychology 1–3 hours