Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
The Psychology curriculum is designed to (1) prepare students for advanced study in psychology; (2) support, through electives, programs of study in other disciplines; (3) give a basis for entry into the job market; (4) arouse the curiosity of all students regarding human behavior; (5) provide opportunities for experiences outside the classroom by way of field programs and practical experiences.
The student majoring in psychology must, in addition to meeting the general education requirements:
Basic Core (12 hours):
- PSY 2003 General Psychology
- PSY/SOC 2053 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
- PSY/SOC 2063 Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
- PSY 4003 Advanced Research Methods for Psychology
Topical Core (12 hours must be chosen from these classes):
- PSY 3003 Abnormal Psychology
- PSY 3053 Physiological Psychology
- PSY 3063 Developmental Psychology I
- PSY 3073 Psychology of Learning
- PSY 3153 Theories of Personality
- PSY/SOC 4043 Social Psychology
- PSY 4073 Cognitive Psychology
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2A minor or second degree must be completed.
3At least 40 of the total hours required for graduation must be 3000 - 4000 level courses.
4See appropriate options in "Topical Core" above.