Requirements – Psychology

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Core Requirements
PSY 1301Introduction to Psychology
PSY 2302 Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 2303 Research Methods in Psychology
Must take one of the following:
PSY 4303 Senior Seminar
PSY 4350Advanced Research in Psychology
Must take two of the following Group A content courses:
PSY 3305 Physiological Psychology
PSY 3307Learning Theories
PSY 3310Sensation and Perception
PSY 3313 Cognitive Psychology
Must take two of the following Group B content courses:
PSY 2301 Human Development
PSY 3301 Personality Theories
PSY 3303Social Psychology
PSY 3306Abnormal Psychology

Must take twelve additional hours of electives from PSY. Courses that satisfy the elective requirement include any PSY course listed in this Academic Bulletin that is not taken to fulfill another requirement. For example, if a student takes three (3) of the courses listed under Group B “content courses,” two (2) will be counted as Group B content and one (1) can be counted as an elective. See the list of psychology courses under “Course Descriptions” for other possible electives.

Supporting Requirements

Must complete intermediate proficiency in a foreign language, either by completing twelve hours of the same foreign language or through receiving CLEP test credit.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Core Requirements
PSY 1301Introduction to Psychology
PSY 2302 Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 2303 Research Methods in Psychology
Must take one of the following:
PSY 4303 Senior Seminar
PSY 4350Advanced Research in Psychology
Must take two of the following Group A content courses:
PSY 3305 Physiological Psychology
PSY 3307Learning Theories
PSY 3310Sensation and Perception
PSY 3313 Cognitive Psychology
Must take two of the following Group B content courses:
PSY 2301 Human Development
PSY 3301 Personality Theories
PSY 3303Social Psychology
PSY 3306Abnormal Psychology

Must take twelve additional hours of electives from PSY. Courses that satisfy the elective requirement include any Psychology course listed in this Academic Bulletin that is not taken to fulfill another requirement. For example, if a student takes three (3) of the courses listed under Group B “content courses,” two (2) will be counted as Group B content and one (1) can be counted as an elective. See the list of Psychology courses under “Course Descriptions” for other possible electives.

Supporting Requirements

Must take one 3-4 hour natural science or mathematics course. This course cannot be used to satisfy the general education requirements.