Major in Psychology (B.A.)

Learn more: Department of Psychology

To earn the bachelor's degree in psychology, students take a minimum of 13 courses (39 credits).

Required courses:

  • PSY100: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY210: Applied Behavior Analysis I or PSY320: Psychology of Learning and Behavior
  • PSY220: Child Development or PSY230: Adolescent and Adult Development
  • PSY250: Social Psychology or PSY290: Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • PSY310: Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY325: Statistics and Research Methods I
  • PSY326: Statistics and Research Methods II
  • PSY350: Biological Psychology
  • PSY430: History and Systems of Psychology
  • Four additional electives in psychology

Psychology majors are encouraged to take BIO110: Human Biology combined with one other biology course, the BIO111-BIO112 General Biology sequence or the BIO105-BIO106 Human Anatomy and Physiology sequence to fulfill their six-credit Core Curriculum requirement as preparation for PSY350: Physiological Psychology.

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