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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A.


General Education Core


See General Education 

  • Core Course Requirements 16-17 credits
  • Knowledge Areas Requirements: 16 credits

(PSY 1010 - General Psychology  does not count toward the 37 credits required for the major but it will count as General Education credit in the Social and Behavioral Science Knowledge Area.)

University Requirements


Degree Requirements


BA Degree - Foreign Language Requirement (16 credits or proficiency test)

Psychology Curriculum Summary


Psychology Major (37 Credits)


A total of 37 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 37 credits.

Pre-requisite Course


Methods Courses (6 Credits) Choose two of the following:


Choose 6 credits from the following:

Note


*PSY 3410  is strongly recommended as a prerequisite for PSY 4915  (Senior Project: Independent Research I )

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


Note


PSY 1110 - Lifespan Development  is strongly recommended as a prerequisite for these developmental courses.

Mind/Body Courses (3 Credits) Choose one of the following:


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


Electives


  • Additional psychology courses from the department’s offerings 15 credits
  • To graduate, students will need an additional 31-32 credits from outside of the major. Please consult with an academic advisor to determine how these credits can best be completed to compliment the student’s area of interest.

Total Credits, B.A. Degree: 120-121


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.