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Psychology

 



Major in Psychology (BA)

All transfer students majoring in psychology must complete a minor approved by their major adviser.

Required courses: 11 credit hours

PSY 101 Psychology & Society (3)
PSY 301 Psychological Research Methods (4)
PSY 302 Statistics for the Behavioral Science (4)

Other Requirements: 16 credit hours, minimum

Choose courses as indicated below in consultation with your major adviser.

Choose at least one course from each of Groups A, B, C, D, and E below, including one laboratory or techniques/methods courses.

A) Social (choose one)

PSY 321 Social Psychology: Theories & Research (3)

PSY 405 Positive Psychology (3)

B) Personality & Developmental (choose one)

PSY 328 Theories of Personality (3)

PSY 340 Developmental Psychology (3)

C) Learning and Cognitive Processes (choose one)

PSY 317 Learning: Basic Processes (3) AND

PSY 318 Experimental Techniques in Learning (1)

(Co-requisite: PSY317) OR

PSY 319 Memory & Cognitive Processes (3) AND

PSY 320 Research in Memory and Cognition (1)

(Co-requisite: PSY319) OR

PSY 466 Psychology of Eyewitness Testimony (3)

D) Psychobiological (choose one)

PSY 408 Drugs & Behavior (3) OR

PSY 410 Physiological Psychology (3) AND

PSY 411 Techniques in Physiological Psychology (1)

(Co-requisite: PSY410)

E) Clinical (choose one)

PSY 324 Abnormal Psychology (3)

PSY 419 Introduction to Behavior Therapy (3)

PSY 445 Behavior Disorders in Children (3)

PSY 475 Abnormal Psychology in Literature (3)

Electives: 9 credit hours

Additional requirements for this major (not counted toward the 36 credit hour minimum):

In the core curriculum, select the courses SOC 152 and ANTH 103 (or 102), or substitutes approved by the major adviser. For computer proficiency, select CS 101 or an equivalent approved by the discipline. Completion of MATH 120, 140, 150, and 211 is also recommended.

Major Total: 36 credit hours, minimum

Minor Total: 20 credit hours, minimum

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Proficiency/Electives to 120: 24 credit hours*

Total for degree: 120 credit hours

*A minor is required. The number of electives to reach the degree total of 120 credit hours will vary by the number of credit hours required by the minor. Additional credit hours may be required to meet the 120 credit degree requirement if proficiency or other required courses are waived for content only. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Major in Psychology (BS)

An academic minor in a science field is required and is not waived by the associate’s degree. Consult with a program adviser to select an appropriate science minor. For the Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, complete the Bachelor of Arts program described above, with the following changes:

1. Complete 3 credits of PSY 499 as one of the electives.

2. Select within the science options of the core curriculum (Laboratory Science category) either one year of biology or chemistry.

3. Complete MATH 140, 150, and 211 in the core curriculum.

4. Select an academic minor in one of the science fields.

Major Total: 36 credit hours

Minor Total: 20 credit hours minimum

Core Total: 35 credit hours

Extended core: 5 credit hours

Proficiency/Electives to 120: 24 credit hours*

Total for degree: 120 credit hours

*A minor is required. The number of electives to reach the degree total of 120 credit hours will vary by the number of credit hours required by the minor. Additional credit hours may be required to meet the 120 credit degree requirement if proficiency or other required courses are waived for content only. The university requires a minimum of 45 upper-division units for the degree.

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Minor in Psychology

Required courses: 3 credit hours

PSY 101 Psychology & Society (3)

Electives: 21 credit hours

Choose courses as indicated below in consultation with your minor adviser.

Choose at least one course from three of the four groups of courses listed above for the major in psychology (BA), including at least one laboratory or techniques/methods course. In addition, the student may select one other elective psychology course to complete the 24 credits for a psychology minor.

Minor Total: 24 credit hours

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This major is under the College of Arts and Sciences