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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 elective courses – eight credits (Students may choose any courses from the psychology curriculum. No more than four psychology elective credits may be completed from PSYC 490, PSYC 492, or a combination of the two.)
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 
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 210 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 281 Environmental Psychology
  • PSYC 325 Group Dynamics
Psychology in Context
  • PSYC 410 Cross-Cultural Psychology 
  • Or a senior project approved by your academic advisor and discipline coordinator

Laboratories and Experiential Learning

Among the courses chosen to fulfill the psychology major, two must 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 495 Internship and Professional Issues
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