Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

Required courses from General Education:

  • MA105   Elementary Statistics (3)
  • PY101   General Psychology (3)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

 9 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines.

3 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Science: See guidelines.

3-4 hours

BA Foreign Language (a single language)

BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.

  • Must include MA105 Elementary Statistics (3) if MA105 not taken as part of the Common Core.
  • May include either PY331 Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences (3) OR PY334 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis (3) [OR BOTH if MA105 taken as part of the Common Core.

6-8 hours

Psychology Major Requirements (24-30 Hours)

PY204    Experimental Psychology (3)
PY331    Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences (3) OR PY334 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis (3), whichever not taken in Tier Two requirements
PY480    Senior Thesis (Capstone) (3)

Psychology electives (6 hours): PY210 cannot be counted for Psychology credit in the degree programs of Psychology majors or minors without the written permission of the chair of the Division of Social Sciences.

One (1) course from each of these four areas (12 Hours):

Biological:

PY211   Psychology of Adjustment (3)

PY348   Health Psychology (3)

Applied:

PY315   Sport and Exercise Psychology (3)

PY332   Cognitive Processes and Applications (3)

PY338   Applied Psychology (3)

PY353   Industrial/ Organizational Psychology (3)

Counseling, abnormal, and personality:

PY301    Abnormal Psychology (3)

PY308    Personality (3)

PY351    Introduction to Counseling (3)

Developmental and social:

PY223   Developmental Psychology (3)

PY321   Family Relationships and Values (3)

PY324   Social Psychology (3)

Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)

 
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