Psychology Degree Requirements


Major in Psychology (40 cr)

Requirements:
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 205 Introduction to Statistics
PSYC 260 History and Systems
PSYC 330 Research Methods
PSYC 398 Capstone
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Must complete a minimum of 30 additional credits.

General Psychology

Choose 8 credits from Area A courses
PSYC 301 Learning & Motivation
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior
PSYC 380 Health Psychology
PSYC 415 Physiology of Drug Action
PSYC 430 Cognition
PSYC 475 Neuropsychology
Choose 8 credits from Area B courses
PSYC 300 Family Systems
PSYC 320 Lifespan Development
PSYC 331 Models of Personality
PSYC 340 Social Psychology
PSYC 345 Agents of Social Justice
PSYC 350 Group Processes
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 450 Conflict Management
Choose 12 credits of electives in Psychology
PSYC 495 Senior Thesis
Total Required Credits

 

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Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology

PSYC 301 Learning & Motivation
PSYC 331 Models of Personality
PSYC 350 Group Processes
PSYC 430 Cognition
PSYC 440 I/O Psychology
PSYC 450 Conflict Management
BUSA 401 Human Resource Management
COMM 431 Communication and Leadership
Total Required Credits
Recommended:
PSYC 290 Helping Skills
PSYC 460 Stress and Coping
BUSA 305 Marketing and Communications
COMM 400 Public Relations
COMM 460 Intercultural Communication

 

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Sports and Exercise Psychology

PSYC 301 Learning & Motivation
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior
PSYC 350 Group Processes
PSYC 380 Health Psychology
PSYC 460 Stress and Coping
PHED 260 Fundamentals of Exercise Science
PHED 310 Functional Anatomy and Kinesology
PHED 320 Motor Development
Total Required Credits
Recommended:
PSYC 290 Helping Skills
PSYC 390 Nutrition as Behavior

 

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Forensic Psychology

PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior* [4]
PSYC 340 Social Psychology [4]
PSYC 345 Agents of Social Justice [2]
PSYC 360 Psychology and Law [4]
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology [4]
PSYC 430 Cognition [4]
PSYC 470 Psychology of Crime and Deviance [4]
AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
PSYC 365 Serial Murder and Profiling [2]
PSYC 410 Testing and Assessment [2]
PSYC 460 Stress and Coping [2]
Total Required Credits [30]
Recommended:
PSYC 331 Models of Personality [4]
PSYC 398 Madness and the Media [4]

 

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Neuropsychology

PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior
PSYC 320 Lifespan Development
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 410 Testing and Assessment
PSYC 415 Physiology of Drug Action
PSYC 430 Cognition
PSYC 475 Neuropsychology
AND 6 cr. OF THE FOLLOWING:
PSYC 290 Helping Skills
PSYC 302 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
PSYC 380 Health Psychology
PSYC 398 Aging
PSYC 460 Stress and Coping
Total Required Credits

 

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Clinical Psychology

PSYC 290 Helping Skills
PSYC 291 Ethics of Counseling
PSYC 300 Family Systems
PSYC 301 Learning & Motivation
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior
PSYC 320 Lifespan Development
PSYC 350 Group Processes
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 450 Conflict Management
PSYC 460 Stress and Coping
AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
PSYC 302 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
PSYC 411 School Counseling
Total Required Credits
Recommended:
PSYC 345 Agents of Social Justice
PSYC 380 Health Psychology
PSYC 398 Play Therapy
PSYC 398 Madness and the Media
PSYC 398 Aging

 

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Minor in Psychology (20 cr)

Pre-requisites
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 205 Introduction to Statistics
Required Minor Courses
PSYC 260 History and Systems
PSYC 330 Research Methods
One from area A
PSYC 301 Learning and Motivation
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior
PSYC 430 Cognition
One from area B
PSYC 331 Models Personality
PSYC 340 Social Psychology
PSYC 401 Abnormal Behavior
One elective course
Electives can also include those from area A and B not taken
PSYC 320 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 399 Independent study/Readings
PSYC 410 Psychological Testing
PSYC 420 Psychology and Religion
PSYC 380 Special Topics
PSYC 490 Supervised Research
Total Required Credits


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