Psychology B.S.

Degree Requirements: 126 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
Area A1 - Communication Skills
Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum6
Area A2 - Quantitative Skills
Select 3 credit hours from Area A2 of the Core Curriculum3
Area B - Global Engagement
Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum4
Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
Select 6 credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum6
Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
Select 11 credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum11
Area E - Social Sciences
Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum12
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Foreign Language 2001 - Completion through Foreign Language 2001 or equivalent0-12
PSYC   1101Introduction to Psychology 13
PSYC   2210Careers in Psychology1
PSYC   2231Psychological Statistics 13
Select 2-14 credit hours from the following:2-14
Introduction to Anthropology
Art History I
Art History II (Prerequisite ARTH   2531)
General Biology
and General Biology Laboratory
From Neuron to Brain
Family Economic Environment
Computer Applications
and Computer Concepts
Human Communication (Prerequisite ENGL   1101)
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to Human Geography
World Regional Geography
World History I: Development of World Civilization
Humanities I
Humanities II
Introduction to International Studies
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Recreation
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
Health and Physical Education Activities
HLTH   1520Healthful Living2
Physical Education Activities2
Orientation
FYE   1220First-Year Seminar2
Major Requirements
Specific Requirements
PSYC   3141Research Methods in Psychology 14
Group I:
Select at least one course required from this area (Prerequisite PSYC   1101):3
Abnormal Psychology
Child Psychology
Psychology of Adolescence
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology
Personality Psychology
Theories of Psychotherapy
Psychology of Aging
Group II:
Select at least one course required from this area (Prerequisite PSYC   1101):3
Psychological Tests and Measurements
Cognitive Psychology
Motivation and Emotion
Sensation and Perception
Principles of Learning
Animal Behavior
Physiological Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
History and Systems
Group III:
Select at least one course required from this area (Prerequisite PSYC   1101):3
Psychology of Adjustment
Psychology of Religion
Psychology of Gender
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Behavior Modification
Psychology of Substance Abuse
Psychology of Human Sexuality
Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology
Senior Seminar
Selected Topics
Health Psychology
Psychology and Law
Areas of Emphasis 115-16
(All courses in Areas of Emphasis require a minimum grade of “C”)
General Psychology
Select any four PSYC courses
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
History and Systems
Biopsychology
Select four of the following:
Advanced Psychological Statistics
Motivation and Emotion
Sensation and Perception
Principles of Learning
Animal Behavior
Physiological Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
Cognitive Psychology
Select four of the following:
Advanced Psychological Statistics
Cognitive Psychology
Motivation and Emotion
Sensation and Perception
Principles of Learning
Physiological Psychology
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
Counseling/Clinical Psychology
Select four of the following:
Psychological Tests and Measurements
Behavior Modification
Psychology of Substance Abuse
Abnormal Psychology
Personality Psychology
Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology
Advanced Psychological Statistics
Theories of Psychotherapy
History and Systems
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
Developmental Psychology
Select four of the following:
Behavior Modification
Psychology of Substance Abuse
Child Psychology
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Advanced Psychological Statistics
Psychology of Aging
Physiological Psychology
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
Health Psychology/Wellness
Select four of the following:
Psychology of Adjustment
Psychology of Religion
Behavior Modification
Psychology of Substance Abuse
Psychology of Human Sexuality
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Advanced Psychological Statistics
Health Psychology
Physiological Psychology
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
Social Psychology
Select four of the following:
Psychology of Religion
Psychology of Gender
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Social Psychology
Personality Psychology
Advanced Psychological Statistics
Health Psychology
Psychology and Law
Select one of the following Capstone Courses:
Senior Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131)
Senior Seminar
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study 2
Directed Research (Prerequisite PSYC   4131) 2
Electives
Select 31-32 credit hours of Electives31-32
(9 credit hours may be Psychology)
A maximum of 6 credit hours in one or more of the following courses may be credited toward the major:
Research Experience (3 hours only)
Internship in Psychology
Directed Study
Directed Research
Total Credit Hours126
1

A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in this required course and all five (5) courses comprising the area of emphasis.  Psychology courses with grades lower than “C” that are transferred from another institution may not be used to meet psychology requirements.

2

by faculty permission only.

Advisement

All Psychology majors, including students in the UHP, are advised by advisors in Brannen Hall.