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Psychology, BS

This major prepares students for graduate study and careers in psychology and related fields.

Program Requirements

Total program: 59 semester hours

Courses for declaration of major: 10 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
PSY 101 Principles of Psychology 4
PSY 102 Psychology as a Career 1
PSY 305 Statistics 4
PSY 395 Computer Data Analysis 2

Core Requirements: 32 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
PSY 312 Abnormal Psychology 4
PSY 390 Research Methods 4
PSY 400 History of Psychology 4
PSY 405 Brain and Behavior 4
PSY 407 Life-Span Development 4
PSY 409 Multicultural Psychology 4
PSY 497 Internship 4
  Culminating Activity:  
PSY 404 Experimental Psychology 4
  Two of the following laboratory courses: 8 semester hours  
PSY 303 Learning and Behavior Change 4
PSY 306 Cognitive Psychology 4
PSY 308 Social Psychology 4
PSY 320 Advanced Statistics and Design 4

Electives: 8 semester hours

A minimum of two of the following:

Code Course Title Units
PSY 315 Psychological Testing 4
PSY 316 Personality Theory and Research 4
PSY 327 Health Psychology 4
PSY 375 Community Psychology 4
PSY 408 Adolescent Psychology 4
PSY 422 Substance Abuse 4
PSY 429 Counseling and Interviewing Skills 4
PSY 439 Industrial-Organizational Psychology 4
PSY 450 Selected Topics 4