Psychology Major (B.A. Degree)
Department of Psychology


Psychology Major (B. A.) Course Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology is designed primarily as a liberal arts major for those entering fields requiring psychological understanding. A minimum of 38 credits are required to complete the B.A. program and must include the following:

Course   Credits
PSY 1113 General Psychology I    3
PSY 1131 General Psychology Lab  1
PSY 1213 General Psychology II 3
STAT 3143 Statistical Methods 3
PSY 3153 Research Design 3
PSY 4273 History and Systems of Psychology 3
PSY 4492 Senior Colloquium 2
PSY 3133 or
PSY 4143 or
PSY 2173
Human Development or
Advanced Developmental Theories or
Psychology of Children and Youth
3
Electives  17
   
Total Psychology (B.A. Degree) Major Course Credits 38


Psychology Minor Course Requirements

A minimum of 18 credits is required to complete a minor in psychology, and must include the following courses:

Course   Credits
PSY 1113 General Psychology I 3
PSY 1131 General Psychology Lab 1
PSY 3153 * and PSY 3161 or
PSY 4273
Research Design and Senior Thesis or
History and Systems of Psychology
3-4

* Statistical Methods (STAT 3143) is strongly recommended and is a prerequisite for Research Design (PSY 3153).