Psychology B.A.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Introduction to Psychology
Careers, Ethics and Professionalism
Research and Analysis I
Foreign Language 1001 or CSDS 1001
Foreign Language 1002 or CSDS 1002
Select 3 credit hours from the following:
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Literature And Humanities
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to Sociology
Global Sociology
Major Requirements22
Complete all of the following courses:
Abnormal Psychology
Lifespan Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology
Research and Analysis II
Introduction to Behavior Analysis
Research and Analysis III
Senior Internship
Practicum in Behavior Analysis
Select 3 credit hours from the following:
Special Topics in Diversity
Psychology of Religion
Psychology of Gender
Psychology of Substance Abuse
Psychology of Human Sexuality
Personality Psychology
Older Adult Developmental Psychology
Health Psychology
Women and Mental Health
Major Elective12
Select four of the following courses:
Drugs and Behavior
Physiological Psychology
Human Resource Development Skills
Psychology of Adjustment
Psychology of Religion
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Behavior Modification
Psychology of Substance Abuse
Psychology of Human Sexuality
Child Developmental Psychology
Adolescent Developmental Psychology
Personality Psychology
Psychological Tests and Measurements
Leadership and Group Dynamics
Older Adult Developmental Psychology
Principles of Behavior Change
Behavior Assessment
Behavior Change Techniques
Cognitive Neuroscience I
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience II
Psychology of Language
Learning and Behavior (4 credit hours)
Clinical Psychology
Theories of Psychotherapy
Health Psychology
Women and Mental Health
Sensation and Perception
Animal Behavior
Comparative Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Psychology and Law
History and Systems
Related Field Electives6
Choose one sequence of the following:
Foreign Language 2001 & 2002
American Sign Language III
and American Sign Language IV
Programming Principles I
and Programming Principles II (MATH   1113 pre-req)
Free Electives
Any area upper division (3000 or above) courses6-17
Any courses0-11
Total Credit Hours124

Program Progression Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum grade of "C" in all required PSYC courses.
  • Students must earn a minimum grade of "C" in all Related Field courses.
  • Students must earn a minimum grade of "C" in all prerequisite courses before enrolling in the advanced course.

Honors in Psychology

To graduate with honors in Psychology, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete the honors courses sequence (see advisor for details);
  • complete and present an Honors Thesis;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.


All Psychology majors, including students in the UHP, are advised by advisors in Brannen Hall (Statesboro Campus students) or in the Student Success Center (Armstrong Campus students).