Degrees & Requirements

Psychology Core Courses

PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science, PSYC 102 Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science, PSYC 211 Research Design in Psychology, PSYC 411 Research in Social Psychology.  Three additional courses in Psychology.*

Senior Capstone Professional Experience: One course from: PSYC 460 Independent Study, PSYC 470 Internship, PSYC 480 Senior Project, or PSYC 490 Honors Thesis - Total 27-33 credit hours

*Chosen in consultation with advisor.

Psychology B.A.

Core courses must be completed.  In addition, PSYC 321 Abnormal Psychology and one course from: PSYC 316 Physiological Psychology, PSYC 318 Health Psychology, PSYC 320 Learning and Cognition.

Additional requirements MATH 121 or above*

Statistics: STAT 163 Introduction to Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences recommended; STAT 161 Introduction to Statistics or STAT 162 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences also meet this requirement.

*Cannot include MATH 161X.

Psychology B.S.

Core courses must be completed. In addition, two courses from: PSYC 316 Physiological Psychology, PSYC 318 Health Psychology, or PSYC 320 Learning and Cognition.

Additional requirements MATH 151 Calculus I, MATH 152 Calculus II.

Statistics: STAT 163 Introduction to Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences recommended; STAT 161 Introduction to Statistics or STAT 162 Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences also meet this requirement.

Contextual and Support Area: Five science courses from the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics OR a Minor chosen from biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. 

Minor

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).