B.A. Requirements for the Psychology Major

General requirements: a total of 35 semester hours distributed as follows:

  1. Required Courses:
  2. Courses in which a variety of theoretical perspectives are presented
    Group A- 2 of the following are required
  3. Courses with a specific theoretical or topical focus
    (two of the following are required).
  4. Elective courses (one additional 3 credit course from the above or any other courses offered by the department).
    • Students may select from an additional twenty courses offered by the department. See the course descriptions page for all available options.
  5. Advanced writing proficiency certification
    • Students must submit three of the following: A reflection paper, a position paper, a research proposal, a case study and a literature review. There is considerable flexibility within this structure to tailor sequences appropriate to the student's skills, interests, and career goals.