Psychology BS

Major Requirements

A major in psychology consists of a set of core courses:

PSYC 100General Psychology

3

PSYC 128Orientation to Psychology

1

PSYC 208Lifespan Development

3

PSYC 233Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 240Social Psychology

3

PSYC 289Research Methods I: Design and Analysis

4

PSYC 328Community-Urban Field Experiences

variable

PSYC 340Cognitive Psychology

3

PSYC 362Brain and Behavior

3

PSYC 389Research Methods II: Experimentation

4

PSYC 428Senior Capstone Seminar

3

PSYC 328: minimum of two semester hours

In addition, psychology majors are required to complete 15 credit hours from elective courses:

PSYC 309Health Psychology

3

PSYC 310Studies in Behavior

2 to 4

PSYC 314Readings in Psychology

1 to 3

PSYC 315Animal Behavior

3

PSYC 320Theories of Personality

3

PSYC 324Clinical Psychology

3

PSYC 330Applied Sport Psychology

3

PSYC 360History of Psychology

3

PSYC 365Evolutionary Psychology

3

PSYC 370Sensation and Perception

3

PSYC 380Child and Adolescent Development

3

PSYC 490Advanced Topics in Psychology

2 to 4

PSYC 495Seminar

1 to 4

PSYC 499Psychological Research

variable

Recommended courses that can be taken but will not be counted toward the major but can be used for credits for the bachelor’s degree include:

PSYC 050Psy-Key Club

.5

PSYC 328Community-Urban Field Experiences

variable