BA or BS in Psychology

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

General Education Requirements: 29.5-33 hours

Additional General Education Requirements: 21-24 hours
*Student seeking a BA should complete a minimum of 6 credit hours in a single foreign language.
* Students should complete MA105 as part of the general education and additional gen. ed. requirements. Suggested: PY331, PY334, or both if MA105 is take as part of the gen. ed.

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)

One (1) course from each of these four areas (12 Hours):

Biological:
PY346   Sensation and Perception (3)
PY348  Health Psychology (3)
PY349  Biological Psychology (3)

Applied:
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)

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.

Electives to complete min. 120 hours

Last updated: 04/23/2020