Psychology, B.A.

Requirements for a Major in Psychology

Thirty-four semester hours including the following:
Required Courses
PSY 1305Psychological Science: Understanding Human Behavior3
NSC 1306
NSC 1106
Introduction to Neuroscience
and Introduction to Neuroscience Laboratory
PSY 2402Statistics4
PSY 2405Research Methods in Psychology4
Mental Health
PSY 3308Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling3
or PSY 3309 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
or PSY 3330 Psychopathology
Experimental Psychology with Laboratory
Select one of the following pairs:4
and Laboratory in Cognition
Learning and Behavior
and Laboratory in Learning and Behavior
Sensation and Perception
and Laboratory in Sensation and Perception
Social and Developmental Psychology
PSY 3310Social Psychology3
or PSY 3350 Developmental Psychology
or PSY 4327 Theories of Personality
Advanced Psychology Electives
Nine additional semester hours of 3000-4000 level PSY courses 19
A grade of “C” or better is required in all PSY and/or NSC courses used for the major.
Required Courses in Other Fields
A grade of “C” or better is required in each course.
MTH 1320Precalculus Mathematics3
or MTH 1321 Calculus I
or STA 1380 Elementary Statistics
Four additional hours of Laboratory Science (not from PSY/NSC)4
Total Hours41

Courses designated for non-majors (PSY 3321 Abnormal Psychology, PSY 3341 A Survey of Human Development) are not applicable to the major.