Degree Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

General Core Courses-required for all tracks. (semester hours)

  • *PSY 5311 Seminar in Memory and Cognition (3)
  • *PSY 5323 Biological Foundations of Behavior (3)
  • *PSY 5339 Social Psychology (3)
  • *PSY 5301 Introduction to Experimental Design (3)
  • *PSY 5388 Advanced Statistical Methods (3)
  • *NSC/PSY 5V51 Supervised Teaching (6)
  • *NSC/PSY 5V96 Research Methods (3)
  • *NSC/PSY 5V96 Research Methods (3)
  • NSC/PSY 5100 Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar (8)
    • One seminar hour per semester
  • NSC 6V10 Prospectus Research (5)
  • NSC/PSY 6V99 Dissertation (12)

Specialty Cores and Doctoral Classes

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
    • NSC 5330 Neuropharmacology (3)
    • NSC 5319 Clinical Neuroscience - Advanced (3)
    • Elective hours (16)
  • Social Psychology
    • PSY 5302 Measurement in Psychology (3)
    • PSY 5307 Applied Regression Analysis (3)
    • PSY 5350 Advanced Personality Theory (3) or PSY 5337 Advanced Social Psychology (3)
    • Elective hours (13)
  • General Experimental Psychology
    • PSY 5302 Measurement in Psychology (3)
    • PSY 5307 Applied Regression Analysis (3)
    • Elective hours (16)

Total Hours= 78

*Required Courses for M.A.