A Psychology major presents a broad study of human behavior and insight into psychology as a scientific discipline and professional career. Graduate work is required to certify for practice in most agencies and for licensure as a private therapist.

Requirements for the BS in Psychology
General Education Core 49
SOC 2453 recommended (Human Institutions/Behavior) 3
Psychology Major 39
PSY 2013 General Psychology 3
PSY 3303 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
PSY 3323 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 3
PSY 4893 Psychology Seminar 3
PSY 4943 Ethics in Behavioral Science 3
Non-laboratory Core: choose 9 hours

  • PSY 2113 Psychology of Adjustment
  • PSY 2223 Life Span Development
  • PSY 3013 Psychology of Personality
  • PSY 3033 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 3053 Health Psychology
  • PSY 3093 History and Systems of Psychology
9
Laboratory Core: choose 7 hours

  • PSY 3043 Brain and Behavior
  • PSY 3504 Cognitive, Learning and Memory
  • PSY 4434 Advanced Experimental Psychology
7
Advanced Core: choose 8 hours

  • PSY 3203 Child Development
  • PSY 3223 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
  • PSY 3233 Child and Adolescent Development
  • PSY 3313 Introduction to Psychological Assessment
  • PSY 3403 Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • PSY 3423 Diversity and Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • PSY 4423 Psychology of Group Processes
  • PSY 4911, 4912, OR 4913 Directed Research
  • PSY 4921, 4922, OR 4923 Directed Readings
  • Other PSY approved by Department Chair
8
Minor (recommended) 18
Electives 22
TOTAL FOR PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR 128