Psychology Degree Requirements


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Major in Psychology (40 cr)

Prerequisites [8]
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology** [4]
MATH 205 Introduction to Statistics* [4]

Requirements [12]
PSYC 260 History and Systems** [4]
PSYC 330 Research Methods** [4]
PSYC 499 Capstone [4]

General Psychology Track

Choose 8 credits from Area A courses [8]
PSYC 301 Learning and Motivation** [4]
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior* [4]
PSYC 430 Cognition** [4]
PSYC 475 Sensation and Perception [4]
Choose 8 credits from Area B courses [8]
CYFS 320 Lifespan Development** [4]
PSYC 331 Models of Personality ** [4]
PSYC 340 Social Psychology** [4]
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology** [4]
Electives in Psychology [12]
Electives can include those from area A and B not taken
Total required credits [40]

Clinical Psychology Track

Area A:
PSYC 301 Learning and Motivation [4]
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior* [4]
Area B:
CYFS 320 Lifespan Development [4]
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology [4]
Electives:
PSYC 290 Helping Skills [2]
PSYC 291 Ethics of Counseling [1]
CYFS 300 Family Systems [2]
PSYC 350 Group Processes [4]
PSYC 302 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
OR PSYC 411 Introduction to School Counseling [4]

Forensic Psychology Track

Area A:
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior* [4]
PSYC 430 Cognition [4]
Area B:
PSYC 340 Social Psychology [4]
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology [4]
Electives:
PSYC 360 Psychology and Law [4]
PSYC 470 Psychology of Crime and Deviance [4]
PSYC 365 Serial Murder and Profiling [2]
PSYC 410 Psychological Testing and Assessment [2]

Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology Track

Area A:
PSYC 301 Learning &and Motivation [4]
PSYC 430 Cognition [4]
Area B:
PSYC 331 Models of Personality [4]
PSYC 340 Social Psychology [4]
Electives:
PSYC 350 Group Processes [4]
PSYC 440 Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology [4]
OR BUSA 401 Human Resource Management [4]
COMM 431 Communication and Leadership [4]
Recommended:
COMM 360 Marketing and Communications Principles [4]
COMM 400 Public Relations [4]
COMM 460 Intercultural Communication [4]

Sports and Exercise Psychology Track

Area A:
PSYC 301 Learning &Motivation [4]
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior* [4]
Area B:
PSYC 331 Models of Personality [4]
PSYC 340 Social Psychology [4]
Electives:
PSYC 350 Group Processes [4]
PSYC 380 Health Psychology [4]
PSYC 390 Nutrition as Behavior [4]

Minor in Psychology

Prerequisites
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology [4]

Required Minor Courses
MATH 205 Introduction to Statistics [4]
PSYC 330 Research Methods [4]

Choose 4 credits from the following Area A courses [8]
PSYC 301 Learning and Motivation** [4]
PSYC 310 Physiology of Behavior* [4]
PSYC 430 Cognition** [4]
PSYC 475 Sensation and Perception [4]

Choose 4 credits from the following Area B courses [8]
CYFS 320 Lifespan Development** [4]
PSYC 331 Models of Personality ** [4]
PSYC 340 Social Psychology** [4]
PSYC 401 Abnormal Psychology** [4]

Choose 4 credits as an elective course [4]
Electives can include those from area A and B not taken
Total required credits [20]

* denotes class that fulfills general education requirements
**denotes class that fulfills Social and Behavioral Science requirement