CLASS

Psychology Major

Area A1 – Communication Skills (6 hrs.)
Area A2 – Quantitative Skills (3 hrs.)
Area B – Global Engagement (4 hrs.)
Area C – Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics (6 hrs)
Area D – Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology (11 hrs)
Area E – Social Sciences (12 hrs)
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major (18 hrs)
  • Foreign Language 2001 – Completion through Foreign Language 2001 or equivalent (0-12)
  • *PSYC 1101 – Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 2210 – Careers in Psychology (1)
  • *PSYC 2231 – Psychological Statistics (3)

 

Select 2-14 hours from the following:

Health and Physical Education Activities (4 hrs)

 

  • HLTH 1520 – Healthful Living (2)
  • Physical Education Activities (2)

 

Orientation (2 hrs)

 

 

Major Requirements (28-29 hrs)

Specific Requirements

Group I: (at least one course required from this area) (Prerequisite PSYC 1101)

Group II: (at least one course required from this area) (Prerequisite PSYC 1101)

Group III: (at least one course required from this area) (Prerequisite PSYC 1101)

 

*Areas of Emphasis (All courses in Areas of Emphasis require a minimum grade of “C”)

General / Biopsychology / Cognitive / Counseling – Clinical / Developmental / Health – Wellness / Social

General Psychology

Select any four PSYC courses

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

 

Biopsychology

Select four of the following:

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

 

Cognitive Psychology

Select four of the following:

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

 

Counseling/Clinical Psychology

Select four of the following:

  • PSYC 3130 – Psychological Tests and Measurements (3)
  • PSYC 3235 – Behavior Modification (3)
  • PSYC 3236 – Substance Abuse (3)
  • PSYC 3330 – Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 3335 – Personality Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 3336 – Humanistic-Transpersonal Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4131 – Advanced Psychological Statistics (3)
  • PSYC 4436 – Theories of Psychotherapy (3)
  • PSYC 5530 – History and Systems (3)

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

 

Developmental Psychology

Select four of the following:

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

 

Health Psychology/Wellness

Select four of the following:

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

 

Social Psychology

Select four of the following:

Select one of the following Capstone Courses:

Electives (9 hours may be Psychology) (31-32 hrs)

 


Course Options for Core Requirements for Psychology Majors (pdf) 

A maximum of 6 credit hours in one or more of the following courses may be credited toward the major: PSYC 3890 (3 hours only), PSYC 4730, PSYC 4832, PSYC 4841.

*A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in this required course and all five (5) courses comprising the area of emphasis. Psychology courses with grades lower than “C” that are transferred from another institution may not be used to meet psychology requirements.

**By faculty permission only.

Last updated: 10/2/2015

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