BA or BS in Psychology

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Min. 120 Hours

Common Core: See Common Core requirementsRequired courses from General Education:
MA105 Elementary Statistics (3): [Any student whose ACT Math subscore is below 20 must pass MA101/MA102 before taking MA105 in Additional General Education Requirements.]
Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)
Humanities or Fine Arts:
When choosing a Humanities course, see guidelines.
When choosing a Fine Arts course, see guidelines.
 9 hours (BA)  6 hours (BS)
Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PS, PY, or SO): See guidelines. 3 hours (BA)  6 hours (BS)
Science: See guidelines. 3-4 hours
BA Foreign Language (a single language)

BS Analytical Skills: See guidelines.
Must include MA105 Elementary Statistics (3) if MA105 not taken as part of the Common Core.
May include either PY331 Research Design and Data Analysis in the Social Sciences (3) OR PY334 Applied Quantitative Data Analysis (3) [OR BOTH if MA105 taken as part of the Common Core.
6-8 hours
Psychology Major Requirements (24-30 Hours)
PY101 General Psychology (3)-can be counted toward either Tier One Valuing or Social Science OR may be counted toward the major and Tier Two Social Science; it may NOT count towards BOTH Tier One and the major. 
PY204   Experimental Psychology (3)
PY331   Research Design & Data Analysis in the Social Sciences (3)
PY334   Applied Quantitative Data Analysis (3) )
PY480   Senior Thesis (Capstone) (3)
Psychology electives (6 hours): PY210 cannot be counted for Psychology credit in the degree programs of Psychology majors or minors without the written permission of the chair of the Division of Social Sciences.
One (1) course from each of these four areas (12 Hours):
PY346   Sensation and Perception (3)
PY348  Health Psychology (3)
PY349  Biological Psychology (3)

PY332  Cognitive Processes and Applications (3)
PY345  Learning (3)
PY353  Industrial/ Organizational Psychology (3)
Counseling, abnormal, and personality:
PY301  Abnormal Psychology (3)
PY308  Personality (3)
PY351  Introduction to Counseling (3) 

Developmental and social:
PY223  Developmental Psychology (3)
PY321  Family Relationships and Values (3)
PY324  Social Psychology (3)
Minor and Electives (To Complete Min. 120 Hours)
Last updated: 07/19/2019