A major in psychology requires 11 courses (31 credits):
- PSY 1000 - General Psychology
- PSY 4000 - Intro Statistics
- PSY 4050 - Research Methods in Psy
- PSY 4150 - Sem Professional Development
- PSY 4200 - Biopsychology
- PSY 4500 - Cognitive Psychology
- PSY 4100 - Foundations of Modern Psych
PSY 4125 - Contemporary Issues in Psych
- Four psychology elective courses (12 credits)
Courses graded Satisfactory/Unsatistactory (S/U) cannot be used as psychology electives to satisfy the major; S/U courses can only be used as liberal arts general electives.
Both PSY 4050 - Research Methods in Psy and PSY 4500 - Cognitive Psychology count as Writing Intensive courses for the liberal arts curriculum. PSY 4050 - Research Methods in Psy also fills the liberal arts Core Research Requirement.
Either PSY 4100 - Foundations of Modern Psych or PSY 4125 - Contemporary Issues in Psych is taken during the senior year.
Recommended for Majors
PSY 5900 - Undergraduate Research is highly recommended for students wishing to pursue graduate work in psychology.
PSY 2993 - Psychology Internship is recommended for students who wish to gain real-world experience working in psychology. Internships usually involve a one-year commitment (fall and spring semesters) during the senior year. Click on the document below to download the Psychology Internship Packet.