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Undergraduate Psychology Major








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B.A. Degree Requirements

41 semester hours in Psychology courses including mandatory courses and electives
from each of the blocks below.  Any course applied to the Psychology major must be
passed with a grade of "C-" or better, and an overall GPA of 2.0 in the major is required

Core: 11 semester hours (all core courses are required).


Course Number
Course Title
Credit Hours


PSY 100
Survey of Psychology
3


PSY 213
Statistical Techniques
4


PSY 214
Research Methods
4


Block 1:  6 semester hours chosen from:


Course Number
Course Title
Credit Hours


PSY 320
Developmental Psychology
3


PSY 321
Psychology of Personality
3


PSY 322
Social Psychology
3


PSY 324
Abnormal Psychology
3

 
Block 2:  6 semester hours chosen from:


Course Number
Course Title
Credit Hours


PSY 314
Learning and Motivation
3


PSY 315
Sensation and Perception
3


PSY 350
Cognitive Psychology
3


PSY 352
Intoduction to Biopsychology
3



In addition to the above, students must comlete a minimum of 18 semester hours in upper division Psychology courses, including at least 9 semester hours in 400-level courses.

In order to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, students must not only fulfill the requirements for the major but also meet all of the University’s other baccalaureate degree requirements. Students wishing to make timely progress toward graduation are urged to pay careful attention to all degree requirements. In addition, when planning a schedule of courses, it is imperative to be aware of course prerequisites and the frequency with which courses are offered.  To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering.


Page updated: May 2013