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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Psychology, B.A.


General Education Core


See General Education  

  • Core Course Requirements 12-13 credits
  • Knowledge Areas Requirements: 20-22 credits

(PSY 1010 - General Psychology  does not count toward the 39 credits required for the major but it will count as General Education credit in the Social and Behavioral Science Knowledge Area.)

Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)


See Experiential Education .

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree Requirements (16 Credits)


B.A. Degree - Foreign Language Requirement (16 credits or proficiency test)

Note: One semester of a foreign language may also fulfill the General Education Humanities requirement.

Psychology Curriculum Summary


Psychology Major (39 Credits)


A total of 39 credits, with a grade of “C-” or better, is required for a major in psychology. No more than 12 lower division credits (1000 and 2000 level courses) may be counted toward this total of 39 credits.

Pre-requisite Course


Methods Courses (8 Credits) Choose two of the following course/lab sets:


Choose 8 credits from the following course/lab sets (Note: A given course/lab set may not be broken up.)
 

Note


*PSY 3410 /PSY 3415  is strongly recommended as a prerequisite for PSY 4930  (Senior Project: Independent Research I)

Developmental Courses (3 Credits) Choose one of the following:


Note


PSY 1100 - Lifespan Development  is strongly recommended as a prerequisite for these developmental courses.

Electives


  • Additional psychology courses from the department’s offerings 15 credits
  • To graduate, students will need an additional 29-32 credits from outside of the major. Please consult with an academic advisor to determine how these credits can best be completed to complement the student’s area of interest.

Total Credits, B.A. Degree: 120


Note


Students may count up to 3 hours of Internship Credit (PSY 4890 )  toward the major.

Exceptions to these requirements must receive departmental approval. Students are encouraged to work closely with an academic advisor to plan their psychology program.