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B.A. in Psychology

Requirements for a Psychology Major

DEGREE: B.A. in Psychology

Liberal Arts Core       49 credits
 Psychology         30 credits
Open Electives         41 credits
Total      120 credits


STUDENTS WHO MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SEVEN REQUIRED COURSES (18 credits towards the major and 3 credits towards the liberal arts core):

PS 150 General Psychology I (liberal arts core requirement for psychology majors)

PS 207 General Psychology II

PS 208 Psychological Statistics

PS 232 Psychology of Personality

PS 309 Psychopathology

PS 325 Philosophical and Historical Trends in Psychology

PS 402 Experimental Psychology

In addition to the above required courses, students must take an additional four psychology electives (12 credits). Two of the four electives courses in psychology must be 300-level or higher. In addition, at least one of these 300-level electives must be taken from the following courses:

PS 304       Biopsychology                              PS 326      Cognitive Psychology

PS 323       Sensation and Perception         PS 328      Psychology of Learning

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