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Undergraduate Program > Major Requirements, Post-June 1, 2007

Liberal Arts Psychology Majors (539)

Requirements: 41 credit hours

All courses are 3 credits except where indicated.

I. Introductory Requirement (3 credits)

PSY272 General Psychology

II. Methodological Requirement (8 credits)

PSY275 Psychological Statistics (4 credits)
PSY311 Psychological Research Methods (4 credits)

III. Content Area Studies (18 credits)

Physiology, Learning, and Cognition (choose 2)

PSY303 Introduction to Psychology of Learning
PSY305 Psychology of Perception
PSY310 Psychology of Memory and Thinking
PSY402 Psychology of Language
PSY403 Health Psychology (Writing Intensive class)
PSY436 Physiological Psychology

Social, Developmental, and History (choose 2)

PSY302 History and Systems in Psychology
PSY306 Social Psychology
PSY308 Psychology of Motivation
PSY343 Psychology of Infancy and Childhood
PSY344 Adolescence and Adulthood
PSY350 Psychology of Women

Personality and Abnormal (choose 1)

PSY313 Psychology of Personality
PSY412 Abnormal Psychology
PSY440 Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Applied (choose 1)

PSY304 Industrial Psychology
PSY315 Basics of Organizational Psychology
PSY456 Disaster Psychology
PSY458 Introduction to Psychological Testing (prerequisite: PSY275)

IV. Capstone Experience (3 credits)

PSY498 Seminar in Psychology (Writing Intensive class)

IV. Electives (9 credits)

[Each of the three elective courses may be selected from below OR may be an additional course from ANY of the categories above.]
PSY273 Psychology of Adjustment
PSY295 Independent Study
PSY307 Evolutionary Psychology
PSY309 Constructivism
PSY318 Group Behavior
PSY320 Behavior Modification
PSY330 Crisis Intervention
PSY442 Psychological Study of Social Problems
PSY493 Selected Topics
PSY495 Independent Study
PSY497 Practicum in Psychology

IV. Research Experience Component

At least 12 half-hour experiential credits (i.e., 6 hours) must be completed.