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2016-2017 Catalog

Psychology, B.S. Major (Classes of 2016, 2017, and 2018)


The program consists of a minimum of 12 major courses and 6 collateral courses:

PSYC 110Introduction to Psychological Science

PSYC 120Quantitative Methods in Psychology

PSYC 203Design and Analysis I

PSYC Three Laboratory electives

PSYC One upper-level elective

PSYC Five PSYC electives


MATH 125Modeling and Differential Calculus


MATH 141Differential Calculus and Economic Modeling


MATH 161Calculus I


Five courses in Natural Sciences

Three Psychology Laboratory electives: Selected from 304-328

One upper-level Psychology elective: Selected from 335 or higher

Five courses in Natural Sciences: Five courses in natural sciences outside the department to be selected on the basis of concentration interest (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics 200 or above, or Physics);

It is strongly recommended that B.S. students consider taking PSYC 304; PSYC 491-492; or PSYC 495-496.

Seven Subdivisions:

All courses from PSYC 225 and above are to be distributed among at least four of the seven major subdivisions of psychology to achieve a broad foundation in the major.


PSYC 225Psychopharmacology

PSYC 323Physiological Psychology

PSYC 324Comparative Psychology: Animal Behavior


PSYC 231Personality

PSYC 232Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 337Counseling Psychology


PSYC 236Applied Behavior Analysis

PSYC 242Educational Psychology

PSYC 256Cognitive Psychology I

PSYC 321Learning

PSYC 322Perception

PSYC 330Cognitive Psychology II


PSYC 230Lifespan Development I

PSYC 328Lifespan Development II

Industrial/ Organizational

PSYC 211Industrial-Organizational Psychology

PSYC 226Human Factors and Engineering Psychology

PSYC 335Industrial Psychology

PSYC 336Organizational Behavior


PSYC 304Design and Analysis II

PSYC 339Tests and Measurement

PSYC 340History and Systems of Psychology


PSYC 219Cross-Cultural Psychology

PSYC 235Social Psychology I

PSYC 240Health Psychology

PSYC 248Psychology of Gender

PSYC 327Social Psychology II