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MAJORS IN PSYCHOLOGY

 

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Supporting Course Work
Degree Plan
General Education Requirements
41

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

2010-11

2009-10

2008-09

2007-08

 

Degree plans below are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, and can be opened using the free Adobe® Reader® software.

 

 

Select a minor outside of the Psychology discipline
18
Upper division courses are required (6 credits outside of major and minor)
54
Writing Intensive Credits
12
Service Learning Credits
3
ACAD 101 Student Success Seminar
3
B.A. Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology emphasizes on language skills. Students complete any upper division Spanish course or one of the following:

SPAN 202, SPAN 214, or SPAN 252

B.S. Requirements (6 credit hours)
The Bachelor of Science degree in psychology emphasizes on math and computer sciences. Students complete an additional six credit hours in Math and/or PSY 323, and/or Computer Science, beyond the General Education requirements.
Psychology Core Requirements (*may count as General Education)
PSY 102* General Psychology
3
PSY 323 Social Statistics (also listed as GEOG/SOC 323)
3
PSY 333/334 Experimental Psychology & Lab
4
Choose one of the following (3 credit hours)
PSY 496 Senior Seminar in the Social Sciences
3
PSY 481 Internship in Psychology
3
PSY 490 Directed Research
3
Psychology Content Domains
One course must be selected from each of the four areas:
Cognition and Learning (3 credit hours)
PSY 302 Educational Psychology
3
PSY 405 Psychology of Learning
3
Developmental (3 credit hours)
PSY 301 Developmental Psychology
3
Biological (3-4 credit hours)
PSY 315/316 Physiological Psychology & Lab
4
PSY 412 Psychopathology
3
PSY 435 Human Motivation
3
Socio-cultural (3 credit hours)
PSY 406 Social Psychology
3
PSY 425 Theories of Personality
3
PSY 411 Cultural Psychology
3
Electives
PSY ___ Guided Electives (at least 6 must be upper division)
9
  Total credit hours in Psychology
35
  Total credit hours for a BA/BS degree in Psychology
128
Note: Students interested in completing the psychology major from a distance (or through online courses) should speak to a psychology advisor about course selections and requirements.
 

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