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View a full list of psychology courses in the Course Catalog.

General Education Courses

  • Psyc 101 Introduction to Psychology (4)  [Social Inquiry Theme]
  • Psyc 101L Introduction to Psychology Lab (0) [Social Inquiry Theme]
  • Psyc 241 Social Psychology (4) [Social Inquiry Theme]
  • Neur 241 Foundations of Neuroscience (4) [Scientific Practice & Scientific Issues and Perspectives Themes]
  • Neur 241L Foundations of Neuroscience Lab (0) 
  • Psyc 268 Statistics (4) [Applied Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning Theme]
  • Psyc 317 Developmental Psychology (4) [Social Inquiry Theme]

Required Courses

Each of the following (16):

  • Psyc 101 Introduction to Psychology (4)
  • Psyc 101L Introduction to Psychology Lab (0)
  • Psyc 268 Statistics (4)
  • Psyc 269 Experimental Psychology (4)
  • Psyc 494 Personality Psychology- Senior Capstone (4)

PLUS Two Foundational Processes courses selected from the following (8) [most require Psyc 269]:

  • Neur 241 Foundations of Neuroscience (4)
  • Psyc 343 Sensation & Perception (4)
  • Psyc 345 Learning (4)
  • Psyc 351 Cognition (4)
  • Psyc 355 Advanced Statistics & Psychological Testing (4)

PLUS One Advanced Seminar in Psychology (2):

  • Psyc 481-1 Theories and Methods of Integration (2)
  • Psyc 481-2 Topics in Advanced Abnormal Psychology (2)
  • Psyc 481-3 Psychology of Religion (2)
  • Psyc 481-4 Psychology of the Family (2)
  • Psyc 481-5 History of Psychology (2)
  • Psyc 481-7 Men & Addictions (2)
  • Psyc 481-8 Current Issues in School Psychology
  • Occasionally, other course may count for this seminar. They will be announced by the department. 

Additional Electives

The requirements for the major include 10 credits of elective Psychology department courses. Any Psyc or Neur course may count. If pursuing graduate training, it is recommended that you take at least 4 extra elective credits. A maximum of 52 credits taken from your major department can apply to your graduation requirements. 

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