The Department of Psychology offers the student exposure to the entire field of psychology in both theoretical and applied areas of the discipline. Such an orientation prepares a student for immediate entry into the workforce or for advanced study. Independent study programs are encouraged and student internships are made available in all areas of psychology.

Introductory Psychology (PSYC 201) is a prerequisite for all psychology courses.

 


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


 Psychology majors must complete the following courses:

Code Course Credit
PSYC 201 Introductory Psychology 3
PSYC 211 Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences 3
PSYC 311 Research Methods and Statistics I: Foundations 3
PSYC 411WI Research Methods and Statistics II: Applications 3
XX xxx Any speech-intensive(SI) course 3
Subtotal: 15


Choose three additional 3-credit hour courses from the following applied areas:

Code Course Credit
PSYC 301 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 310 Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy
PSYC 336 Family Therapy and Family Systems
PSYC 377 Industrial Psychology
PSYC 380 Personality Theories
PSYC 401 Environmental Psychology
PSYC 420 Medical Psychology
                                                                                  Subtotal:​ 9

 

Choose three additional 3-credit hour courses from the following basic research areas:

Code Course Credit
PSYC 210 Human Growth & Development
PSYC 375 Social Psychology
PSYC 309 History & Systems of Psychology
PSYC 351 Physiological Psychology
PSYC 352 Learning & Cognition
PSYC 413​ Psychology of Religion​
​PSYC 417 Advanced Child Development​
Subtotal: 9

                                                                                                                        

Choose two additional 3-credit hour Psychology elective courses:

Code Course Credit
PSYC xxx Any PSYC courses not used above 6
Subtotal:
6
Total: ​ 39

 

  


MINOR REQUIREMENTS


 A psychology minor consists of the following courses:

Code Course Credit
PSYC 201 Introductory Psychology  3
PSYC xxx  Additional 12 credit hours of psychology courses   12
(May include only one (1) special topics course)​
 
                                                                                         Total:
 15