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Psychology

Major in Psychology (44 credits)

For course descriptions, see the 2005-2007 Academic Course Catalog.

Basic Sequence

____ PSYC 111, Introductory Psychology (4) (SSL)
____ PSYC 221, Applied Behavioral Statistics (4) (prerequisite: 111)
____ PSYC 235, Research Methods (4)(prerequisite: 221)


12 Additional Credits from:
____ PSYC 320, Principles of Learning and Behavior (4) (prerequisite: 235)
____ PSYC 330, Perception (4) (prerequisite: 111)
____ PSYC 331, Cognitive Processes (4) (prerequisite: 111)
____ PSYC 340, Physiological Psychology (4) (prerequisite: 235)
____ PSYC 350, Social Psychology (4) (SSU) (prerequisite: 111)


4 Additional Credits from:
____ PSYC 392, History of Psychology (4) (prerequisites: senior standing & 20 credits in Psychology)
____ PSYC 393, Psychology Seminar (4) (prerequisites: senior standing & 20 credits in Psychology)
____ PSYC 396, Senior Research Project (4) (Fall only) (prerequisites: senior standing & 20 credits in
                           Psychology)
____ PSYC 398, Honors Senior Essay, Research or Creative Project (4) (prerequisites: HONR 396 and approval
                           of the department chair and director of the honors program)
____ PSYC 399, Psychology Teaching Practicum (4) (prerequisites: upper division standing, 20 credits in
                           Psychology & permission of instructor)


Plus additional electives for a total of 44 psychology credits.


Minor in Psychology

____ PSYC 111, Introductory Psychology SSL (4)

16 additional credits in Psychology, for a total of 20 Psychology credits
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Please Note:

  • All 300 level courses require PSYC 111.  Many 300 level courses also require PSYC 221 and 235.
  • Psychology Seminar (PSYC 393) does not fulfill the CORE senior Seminar.

Suggested first semester program of study:

CORE 100 or HONR 100, First-year Symposium (4)
PSYC 111, Introductory Psychology SSL (4)
Foreign language and/or other Core requirements (4, 4)

For more information, see the Psychology Department website.