Degrees & Requirements

  • Psychology-Core Courses

    PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science (4)
    PSYC 102 Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science (3)
    PSYC 211 Research Design in Psychology (4)
    PSYC 411 Research in Social Psychology (4)
    Three additional courses in Psychology* (9-12)
    One course from: (3-6)
    PSYC 460 Independent Study (3-4)
    PSYC 470 Internship (3-6)
    PSYC 480 Senior Project (3)
    PSYC 490 Honors Thesis (3)
    Total 27-33

  • Psychology (B.A.)

    Psychology Core (27-33)
    One course from: (4)
    PSYC 316 Physiological Psychology
    PSYC 318 Health Psychology
    PSYC 320 Learning and Cognition
    PSYC 321 Abnormal Psychology (3)
    Total 34-40
    Additional requirements MATH 121 or above* (3)
    One course from: (4)
    STAT 161 Introduction to Statistics
    STAT 162 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
    STAT 163 Introduction to Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

    *Cannot include MATH 161X.

  • Psychology (B.S.)

    Psychology Core (27-33)
    Two courses from: (8)
    PSYC 316 Physiological Psychology
    PSYC 318 Health Psychology
    PSYC 320 Learning and Cognition
    Total 35-41
    Additional Requirements
    MATH 151 Calculus I (4)
    MATH 152 Calculus II (4)
    One course from: (4)
    STAT 161 Introduction to Statistics
    STAT 162 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
    STAT 163 Introduction to Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
    Contextual and Support Area Five science courses from the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics (18-20) OR
    Minor Chosen from biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. (18-20)

    The contextual and support area is designed to develop analytical and research skills providing a strong foundation for advanced study.

  • Minor in Psychology

    A student may minor in psychology by completing 101, 102, 211, and two additional courses in consultation with the department. Statistics 163 is also required for the minor in Psychology (Statistics 161 or 162 may be substituted).


  • This information is effective using the most recent Academic Catalog for more detailed course descriptions you can view the Academic Catalog here.

    For Current Students, you may check your individual degree requirements using Self-Service. More information in regards to this can be found on the Registrar’s page.