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Psychology Major Requirements

(44 credits)

  • PSYC 100 General Psychology 
  • SSCI 224 Basic Statistics 
  • PSYC 301 Basic Principles and Methods of Psychological Research 
  • PSYC 499 Senior Assessment (0 credits)
  • Two PSYC electives (students may choose any two courses from the psychology curriculum)
Additionally, one course from each of the following content areas:

Biological
  • PSYC 310 Chemical Substances and Behavior
  • PSYC 370 Physiological Psychology with Laboratory
Clinical
  • PSYC 212 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 312 Personality Psychology
  • PSYC 345 Psychological Interventions with Laboratory 
  • PSYC 494 Internship and Professional Issues with Service Learning
Developmental
  • PSYC 220 Lifespan Human Development
  • PSYC 230 Adult Development and Aging with Service Learning
  • PSYC 302 Adolescent Development
  • PSYC 315 Childhood Adversity and Resilience with Service Learning
Perception and Cognition
  • PSYC 331 Sensation and Perception with Laboratory
  • PSYC 337 Memory and Cognition with Laboratory
Social
  • PSYC 221 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 281 Environmental Psychology
  • PSYC 321 Social Psychology 
  • PSYC 325 Group Dynamics
Psychology in Context
  • PSYC 410 Cross-Cultural Psychology 
  • PSYC 420 A History of Psychology
  • Or an approved senior project. Speak with your academic advisor and the discipline coordinator.
Laboratories and Experiential Learning.  

Among the courses chosen from those listed above, two must also be from the following list.  One of the two courses must include a laboratory.
  • PSYC 230 Adult Development and Aging with Service Learning
  • PSYC 315 Childhood Adversity and Resilience with Service Learning
  • PSYC 331 Sensation and Perception with Laboratory
  • PSYC 337 Memory and Cognition with Laboratory
  • PSYC 345 Psychological Interventions with Laboratory
  • PSYC 370 Physiological Psychology with Laboratory
  • PSYC 494 Internship and Professional Issues with Service Learning