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2016-2017 Catalog

Psychology, A.B. Major (Class of 2019 and beyond)


The major consists of a minimum of 10 courses:

PSYC 110Introduction to Psychological Science

PSYC 120Quantitative Methods in Psychology

PSYC 203Design and Analysis I

PSYC 490Capstone Course in Psychology

PSYC Two Laboratory electives

PSYC Four PSYC electives

Two Psychology Laboratory electives: Selected from 304-328

It is recommended that A.B. students consider taking PSYC 304, PSYC 340, PSYC 391-392, PSYC 395-396, or PSYC 495-496.

Five Subdivisions:

All courses from PSYC 211 and above are to be distributed among at least four of the five major subdivisions of psychology to achieve a broad foundation in the major.


PSYC 211Industrial-Organizational Psychology

PSYC 226Human Factors and Engineering Psychology

PSYC 232Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 334

PSYC 337Counseling Psychology

PSYC 339Tests and Measurement

PSYC 342-343Practicum in Psychology


PSYC 225Psychopharmacology

PSYC 322Perception

PSYC 323Physiological Psychology

PSYC 324Comparative Psychology: Animal Behavior


PSYC 236Applied Behavior Analysis

PSYC 256Cognitive Psychology I

PSYC 321Learning

PSYC 330Cognitive Psychology II


PSYC 230Lifespan Development I

PSYC 242Educational Psychology

PSYC 328Lifespan Development II


PSYC 219Cross-Cultural Psychology

PSYC 231Personality

PSYC 235Social Psychology I

PSYC 240Health Psychology

PSYC 248Psychology of Gender

PSYC 327Social Psychology II