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Education Requirements

BA General Education Requirements (44)


The following are exceptions to the General Education requirements.

Social Sciences

  • Met by Major Requirements

Psychology Core Courses (26)

  • PSY 201 Principles of Psychology (3)
  • PSY 289/489 Understanding the Major in Psychology (1)
  • PSY 321 Human Development (3)
  • PSY 231 Research and Statistics (3)
  • PSY 332 Research Methods with Lab (4)
  • PSY 370 Community Psychology (3)
  • PSY 434 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • SOC 220 Principles of Sociology (3)
  • SOC 321 Sociology of Diversity (3)

Choose 6 credits from the following:

  • PSY 345 Child and Adolescent Psychology (3)
  • PSY 360 Family Development (3)
  • PSY 351 Adult Development (3)

Choose 6 credits from the following:

  • PSY 312 Human Sexuality (3)
  • PSY 442 Brain and Behavior (3)
  • PSY 422 Psychology of Sport and Exercise (3)
  • PSY 420 History and Systems (3)

Choose 3 credits from the following:

  • PSY 362 Social Psychology (3)
  • PSY 343 Theories of Personality (3)
  • PSY 380 Global Perspectives on Psychology (3)

Choose 3 credits from the following:

  • PSY 350 Counseling Theory (3)
  • PSY 410 Helping Skills and Group Theory (3)

Choose 4 credits of Psychology Seminars (1) (set on rotating basis: 9+ recurring seminars on a two year cycle)

Choose either:

  • PSY Thesis (5; incl. PSY 492 Thesis Prep (1), PSY 493 Senior Thesis I (2), PSY 494 Senior Thesis II (2))
  • PSY Internship (6; including PSY 391 Pre-Internship and 491 Psychology Internship)


Electives
The student needs sufficient electives to meet the 124 hours required for graduation. At least 45 of the 124 hours must be in 300- or 400-level courses.