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 Core49
SOC 2453 recommended (Human Institutions/Behavior)3
Psychology Major39
PSY 2013 General Psychology3
PSY 3303 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences3
PSY 3323 Research Methods in the Social Sciences3
PSY 4893 Psychology Seminar3
PSY 4943 Ethics in Behavioral Science3
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 Psychology
  • PSY 3514 Learning and Memory
  • PSY 3524 Sensation and Perception
  • PSY 4434 Advanced Experimental Psychology
7
Advanced Core: choose 8 hours

  • PSY 3203 Child Development
  • PSY 3213 Adolescent Development
  • PSY 3223 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
  • PSY 3313 Introduction to Psychological Assessment
  • PSY 3403 Introduction to Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • PSY 3413 Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior
  • 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
Electives22
TOTAL FOR PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR128