B.A., Psychology

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Psychology B.A.: 120 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Psychology Program Requirements
Complete the following:
PSY F101XIntroduction to Psychology3
PSY F250Introductory Statistics for Social Sciences3
PSY F275Introduction to Social Science Research Methods3
PSY F301Culture and Psychology3
PSY F475Research Design and Analysis in Psychology 13
or PSY F485 Senior Seminar
or PSY F499 Thesis
Complete 6 credits from the following theoretical psychology courses:6
Psychology of Development
Personality
Social Psychology
Human Sexualities Across Cultures
Brain and Behavior
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology of Women Across Cultures
Drugs and Behavior
Learning and Cognition
Sensation and Perception
Complete 6 credits from the following applied psychology courses:6
Psychology of Stress
Sport Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Psychology of Work
Community Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Health Psychology
Research Design and Analysis in Psychology
Qualitative Social Science Research
Senior Seminar 1
Practicum in Psychology
Research
Thesis
Complete 9 additional psychology credits selected from the catalog or from electives approved by psychology faculty9
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PSY F485 fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

Note: No course may count in more than one area (e.g. PSY F475 may NOT count toward both foundation and applied courses).

Note: Students may not count more than 6 credits of any combination of PSY F497 and PSY F498 toward the major.

Note: Students may apply an unlimited number of PSY F392/PSY F492 and PSY F393/PSY F493 credits toward the degree provided the topics are different for each course.

Note: Students should work closely with an advisor to ensure completion of 39 upper-division credits for graduation.