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2021-2022 Catalog

Psychology, B.S. Major


The major consists of a minimum of 12 major courses and 5 collateral courses:

PSYC 110Introduction to Psychological Science

PSYC 120Quantitative Methods in Psychology

PSYC 203Design and Analysis I

PSYC 490Capstone Course in Psychology

PSYC Three Laboratory electives

PSYC Five PSYC electives

Five courses in Natural Sciences

Three Psychology Laboratory electives: Selected from 304-330

Five courses in Natural Sciences: Five courses in natural sciences outside the department to be selected based on concentration interest (for Mathematics must be calculus or 200-level or above.)

It is strongly recommended that B.S. students consider taking PSYC 304, PSYC 395-396, or PSYC 495-496.

Five Subdivisions:

All courses from PSYC 210 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 232Psychological Diagnoses

PSYC 334Mood Disorders

PSYC 237Psychological Treatments

PSYC 339Tests and Measurement

PSYC 342-343Practicum in Psychology


PSYC 223Physiological Psychology I

PSYC 225/NUER 225Psychopharmacology

PSYC 322Perception

PSYC 323Physiological Psychology II

PSYC 324Comparative Psychology: Animal Behavior


PSYC 210/FLL 210Second Language Acquisition

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

This page reflects the requirements for completing this major. General graduation requirements for all students can be found here