Catalog 2021-2022

Psychology Major

Foundation for the B.A. and B.S. Degrees

PSY 101, PSY 211, and one other 200-level course must be successfully completed before enrolling in any 300-level (or higher) psychology course. In addition, PSY 312 is a pre- or co-requisite for most 400-level psychology courses. See the course description for the requirements of each course.

Students must complete 20 credits in psychology courses numbered 300 or higher (PSY 312 counts in this total), including one, 4 credit 400-level psychology course. Careers in Psychology (PSY 399), Directed Internship in Psychology (PSY 409), Independent Studies (PSY 450), and the Senior Thesis (PSY 451) do not satisfy the 300- or 400-level requirement.

Degree Requirements

Required Foundation Courses

PSY 101General Psychology


PSY 211Statistics and Experimental Methods I


PSY 220Fundamentals of Biopsychology and Learning


PSY 312Statistics and Experimental Methods II


PSY 399Careers in Psychology


Total Credit Hours:17