Undergraduate Catalog

B.A. in Psychology

Summary of Requirements

2020-2021
General Studies 37
Pre-Major Courses 3
Major and Related Courses 46-47
Free Elective Courses 33-34
TOTAL 120

Students wishing to declare a Psychology major must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and completed PSY 101 or equivalent with a "C" or better. To continue in the Psychology major, a student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in major courses.

Required pre-major courses 3 credits

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology

3

Required courses 31-32 credits

BIO 105Introduction to Human Biology

4

PSY 210Lifespan Development

3-4

PSY 270Psychology and Deaf People

3

PSY 321Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY 324Cognition

3

Or

PSY 358Social Psychology

3

PSY 341Research Design and Analysis I

3

PSY 342Research Design and Analysis II

3

PSY 350Internship Seminar

3

PSY 451Internship I

3-6

PSY 486Senior Capstone: Current Issues in Psychology

3

Any courses taken beyond the 31 credits required can be counted towards Elective Psychology courses:

Elective Psychology courses 15 credits

Choose five courses. At least 4 must be Psychology department courses:

PSY 311Development I: Child Psychology

3

PSY 313Development II: The Psychology of Adolescence

3

PSY 315Development III: Adulthood and Aging

3

PSY 316Bullying: Childhood to Adulthood

3

PSY 317Health Psychology

3

PSY 319The Psychology of Exceptional Children

3

PSY 325Sports Psychology

3

PSY 370Health Disparities in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community

3

PSY 411Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 424Neuropsychology

3

PSY 434Methods of Therapy

3

PSY 441Learning Theories

3

Or

EDU 323Educational Psychology

3

PSY 447Tests & Measurements

3

PSY 448Psycholinguistics

3

PSY 452Internship II

3-6

PSY 453Internship III

3-6

PSY 456Gender Psychology

3

PSY 457Human Sexuality

3

PSY 460Multicultural Psychology

3

PSY 495Special Topics

1-5

PSY 499Independent Study

1-3

COU 330Introduction to the Counseling Profession

3-4

PHI 290Ethics and Health Care

3

SOC 151Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

3