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Psychology Degree Requirements

Note: 34 hours are required for the B.A. in Psychology, 37 for the B.S.

The following courses are required of ALL Psychology Majors:

No. of Hours Course No. Course Title Prerequisites
3 1305 Introductory Psychology None
3 1306 Introduction to Neuroscience None
1 1106 Introduction to Neuroscience Lab None
4 2402 Statistics Complete 1305/University Math Requirement
4 2405 Research Methods 1305; 2402
3 4300 Advanced Statistics For B.S. only, 2402


Group A
Three courses from the following:

Course No. Course Title Prerequisites
3308* Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling 1305/3330
3314 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 1305/2402
3318 Psychology of Memory 1305/2402
3330* Psychopathology 1305/1306/1106
3350 Lifespan Human Development 1305/1306/1106
4327* Theories of Personality 1305/2402
4395 History of Psychology 1305/2402
3310 Social Psychology 1305/2402
3425 Group Processes 1305/2402

You may count only two out of 3308, 3330, 4327 toward a degree in Psychology.
You may only count one of 3310 or 3425 towards a degree in Psychology.


Group B
One course from the following
:

3311-3111 Cognitive Psychology NSC 1306/1106, PSY 2402
3319-3119 Clinical Neuroscience NSC 1306/1106, PSY 2402
3320-3120 Learning and Behavior NSC 1306/1106, PSY 2402
3323-3123 Sensation and Perception NSC 1306/1106, PSY 2402
4330-4130 Behavioral Neuroscience NSC 1306/1106, PSY 2402

Group C
One course from the following
:

3355 Drugs and Behavior 1305
3360 Psychology of Gender 1305/2402
3380 Forensic Psychology 1305/2402
3406 Comparative Psychology 1306/2402
4300 Advanced Statistics 2402
4302 Human Development 1305/2402
4312 Behavioral Medicine 1306
4317 The Literature of Behavioral Neuroscience 1306/2402
4324 Research on the Senses and Perception 1306/2402
4329 Consciousness and Mind 1305
4339 Psychology of Religion 1305
4355 Psychology of Aging 1305
4V96 Special Topics in Psychology I Instructor Consent

Please note that you must complete one additional course from Group A, B, or C in order to meet Psychology major requirements.

Note: 3V90 Community Volunteer Work (3330 prerequisite) is not listed among the Group A, B, or C courses. It can be applied to upper-level requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences, but it does not satisfy any requirement for the major.