Psychology (B.A.)

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Psychology Major Requirements (39 credit hours)
Required Courses (15 credit hours)
PSY 101INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
PSY 350STATISTICS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH 13
PSY 450RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY I: INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS3
PSY 471HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY3
PSY 472SEMINAR ON PSYCHOLOGY3
Note: PSY 350, PSY 450 and PSY 472 must be taken in sequence.
Content Courses (15 credit hours)
Students must select one course from each of the following groups. The prerequisite for all 300-level courses is PSY 101 with a grade of C or better, unless otherwise noted. 15
Biological and Cognitive Psychology
LEARNING: THEORY AND RESEARCH
SENSATION AND PERCEPTION
COMPARATIVE ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL POWER OF LANGUAGE
BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Social/Personality Psychology
PERSONALITY: THEORY AND RESEARCH
SOCIAL BEHAVIOR
Developmental Psychology
PERSPECTIVES ON CHILD ABUSE AND ADVOCACY
ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND AGING I
LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
CHILD DEVELOPMENT
ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT DEVELOPMENT
Clinical Psychology
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 2
ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY 2
Applied Psychology and Diversity
PSYCHOLOGY IN THE WORKPLACE
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY OF CULTURE
PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CONSUMER
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
PSYCHOLOGY OF GENDER
PSYCHOLOGY OF DEATH AND DYING
Advanced and Electives Selected by Advisement (9 credit hours)
Three additional courses (9 credit hours) required. At least two courses must be at the 400-level.9
One course from the following may count toward the major:
INTERNSHIP (3-15)
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
HONORS THESIS I
HONORS THESIS II
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-12)
All College Electives
45-51 credit hours45-51
Total Credit Hours120
1

Prerequisite: At least sophomore status; Completion of the Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning IF requirement – MAT course only and at MAT 114 or higher

2

Prerequisite: PSY 101 with a Grade of C or higher and 3 additional hours of psychology.