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 (34 hours)

Highly Recommended to fulfill General Education Requirements

  • BIO 105-106 Cells to Self/ Mendel, Darwin, and the World We Live In 8 hours
    or BIO 155-158 Foundations of Biology 8 hours

All of the following:

  • MATH 104 or higher 3 hours
  • PSYC 156 Introduction to Psychology: Culture and Systems 3 hours
  • or PSYC 157 Introduction to Psychology: Science for the Citizen 3 hours
  • PSYC 158 Orientation to Psychology 1 hour
  • PSYC 324 Statistics in Psychology 3 hours
  • PSYC 325 Research Methods in Psychology 4 hours
  • PSYC 495 Senior Seminar in Psychology 3 hours

Level Two (Two of the following):

  • PSYC 201 Child Development (includes Lab) 4 hours
  • PSYC 223 Psychology of Personality 3 hours
  • PSYC 234/ Neuropsychology 3 hours
  • PSYC 234L Neuropsychology Lab (optional) 1 hour
  • PSYC 237/ Cultural Psychology 3 hours
  • ICS/JUST 310 Diversity Dialogues (optional) 1 hour

Level Three (Two of the following):

  • BIO 235 Foundations of Neuroscience 4 hours
  • PSYC 326 Abnormal Psychology 3 hours
  • PSYC 337 Social Psychology 3 hours
  • PSYC 364/ Cognitive Psychology 3 hours
    PSYC 364L Cognitive Psychology Lab (optional) 1 hour

Level Four (Two of the following):

  • PSYC 401 Psychology of Adult Development and Aging 3 hours
  • PSYC 402 Psychology of Women 3 hours
  • PSYC 437 Psychology of Violence 3 hours
  • PSYC 438 Stereotyping and Prejudice 3 hours
  • PSYC 442 Historical Roots of Modern Psychology 3 hours
  • PSYC 449 Sensation and Perception 3 hours
  • PSYC 455 Psychology and Poverty 3 hours
  • PSYC 462 Psychological Assessment 3 hours
  • PSYC 481 Clinical Psychology 3 hours
  • Three credit hours of applied work 3 hours
  • PSYC 485 Independent Research in Psychology 1–3 hours
  • PSYC 497 Independent Study in Psychology 1–3 hours
  • PSYC 499 Internship in Psychology 1–3 hours

Laboratory Requirement: In addition to Research Methods, a minimum of two lab courses are required.