Psychology: Requirements for the Major

Disciplinary Major

Supporting Courses, (10-11 credits)

Required:

PSYCH 102: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

Choose one of these:

BUS ADM 216: Business Statistics (4 credits) (for Business major and minors only)

COMM SCI 205: Social Science Statistics (4 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

Choose one of these:

BIOLOGY 202: Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes (4 credits)

HUM BIOL 102: Introduction to Human Biology (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (28 credits)

Research Methodology, required:

PSYCH 300: Research Methods in Psychology (4 credits)

Core Courses, (12 credits):

Physiological/Cognitive, one of these:

PSYCH 308: Physiological Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 417: Psychology of Cognitive Processes (3 credits)

Social/Personality, one of these:

PSYCH 330: Social Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 429: Theories of Personality (3 credits)

Developmental, one of these:

HUM DEV 331: Infancy and Early Childhood (3 credits)

HUM DEV 332: Middle Childhood and Adolescence (3 credits)

HUM DEV 343: Adulthood and Aging (3 credits)

Clinical, one of these:

PSYCH 435: Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 438: Counseling and Psychotherapy (3 credits)

Elective Courses, (12 credits)

Choose from Physiological/Cognitive, Social/Personality or Clinical core courses (that were not taken to fulfill upper-level core requirement) OR choose from the following:

PSYCH 305: Psychology of Stereotyping and Prejudice (3 credits)

PSYCH 310: Drugs and Behavior (3 credits)

PSYCH 350: Psychology and Culture (3 credits)

PSYCH 390: Environmental Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 401: Psychology of Women (3 credits)

PSYCH 415: Organizational and Personnel Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 420: Test and Measurements (3 credits)

PSYCH 424: Psychology of Emotion (3 credits)

PSYCH 430: History and Systems of Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 440: Multicultural Counseling and Mental Health (3 credits)

PSYCH 450: Health Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 460: Clinical Child Psychology (3 credits)

PSYCH 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

One of these is encouraged, but does not count toward major requirements:

PSYCH 478: Honors in the Major (3 credits)

PSYCH 495: Teaching Assistantship (1-6 credits)

PSYCH 496: Research Assistantship (1-6 credits)

PSYCH 498: Independent Study (1-4 credits)