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2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Requirements for a Major in Psychology

Requirements include a minimum of 13 courses in psychology totaling 39 hours of credit.

The following courses are required for all psychology majors:

Category Requirements

In addition, one course must be taken from each of these six categories (18 credits):

1. Biological

2. Developmental

3. Personality/Clinical

4. Social Context

5. Cognitive

6. General

Elective Courses

Students must choose two additional psychology course electives totaling six credits.

Course Restrictions in Major

For students who take PSY 399 and/or PSY 499, no more than six credits in these courses may be counted toward the major. Psychology majors must take at least one-third of the psychology credits constituting their major from the Psychology Department. Students may earn either a B.A. or B.S. degree.

B.A. and B.S. Degree Requirements

B.A. Degree Requirements

The B.A. degree requires third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.

B.S. Degree Requirements

The B.S. degree requires the following:

Psychology Program Description

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