Psychology, B.S.

Requirements for a Major in Psychology

Minimum 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
Quantitative Psychology
PSY 4315Psychological Assessment and Psychometrics3-4
or PSY 4400 Advanced Statistics I
Biological Psychology
PSY 4312Behavioral Medicine3
or PSY 4319 Clinical Neuroscience
or PSY 3355 Drugs and Behavior
Advanced Psychology Electives
Six additional semester hours of 3000-4000 level PSY courses 16
Additional Requirements
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 1321Calculus I3
MTH 1322Calculus II3
BIO 1305
BIO 1105
Modern Concepts of Bioscience
and Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory
BIO 1306
BIO 1106
Modern Concepts of Bioscience, continued
and Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory
CHE 1301
CHE 1101
Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHE 1302
CHE 1102
Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
PHY 1408General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences I4
or PHY 1420 General Physics I
Total Hours60-61

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