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Major Areas of Study: PSYCHOLOGY


Course Offerings and Major/Minor Requirements


Course Offerings
By number with credit-hours in parenthesis.
For more information on a specific course, visit the department web site.

101. Introduction to Psychology (3)
151. General Experimental Psychology (4)
205. Child Development (3)
208: Lifespan Development (3)
220. Pre-school Practicum (1)
222. General Practicum (1)
232. Behavioral Statistics (3)
281. Physiological Psychology (3)
290. Theories of Personality (3)
304. Learning and Memory (3)
305. Cognitive Psychology (4)
308. Adolescence and Youth (3)
309. Adulthood and Aging (3)
321. Social Psychology (3)
351. Advanced Experimental Psychology (4)
359. Psychological Testing (4)
361. Sensation and Perception (4)
363. Abnormal Psychology (3)
371. Psychopharmacology (4)
381. Advanced Psychobiology (4)
390. Counseling Theory and Process (3)
397. Mental Health Internship (2)
398. Research Internship (2)
399. Developmental/Educational Internship (2)
406. Psychology of Law (3)
407. History and Systems of Psychology (3)
409. Topics in Psychology (3)
419. Readings in Psychology (1-3 depending on the semester offering)
493. Comprehensive Review (2)
495. Senior Studies (2)
Major Requirements (34 credit hours)
  • Core courses in sequence 101, 151, 232, 351, 493, 495
  • Electives: One course from each of the following perspectives (one of the four courses must include a lab):
    • Biological: 281, 361 (lab), 371 (lab), 381 (lab)
    • Cognitive/Social: 304, 305 (lab), 321, 359 (lab), 407
    • Developmental: 205, 208, 308, 309
    • Clinical/Applied: 290, 363, 390, 406

Double-Major Requirements

  • Students choosing to major in psychology and another department are required to do only one Senior Studies project, registering for Senior Studies in one of the departments and establishing contact with an advisor in the other. The project must be empirical in nature and satisfactory to both departments. A copy of the work is turned in to each department and both a poster and an oral presentation are made to the psychology department

Minor Requirements (15 hours)

  • With at least one three-credit course at the 300-400 level

Teacher Licensure Requirements

  • Integrated social studies, grades 7-12 (with a psychology major)
  • Contact the education department for specific course requirements

NOTE: Major/minor requirements are in addition to the Liberal Arts Essentials (LAE), which are required of all students to graduate.

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