Program Requirements

The psychology program is non-comprehensive. You need a minor or second major.

Psychology (Non-Comprehensive) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts

Major requirements (34 hours):

  1. Required core: PSY 121(3), 200(3), 302(3), 411(3).

  2. Professional Development and Enrichment-one course from: PSY 150(1), 311(1), 490(1), 495(1), 496(1), 497(1), 499(1). Note: PSY 150 is required for admission to the accelerated masters's program in Applied Behavior Analysis.
  3. Foundation coursework-one course from each of the following four areas:
    1. Developmental: PSY 331(3); PSY 350 or GER 351(3); PSY 370 or GER 370(3); PSY 441(3).
    2. Learning and Cognition: PSY 306(3), 422(3), 523(3).
    3. Biological Processes: PSY 336(3), 506(3), 521(3), 525(3).
    4. Applied: PSY 304(3), 305(3), 359(3), 360(3), 508(3), 512(3), 529(3).
  4. Additional nine hours of psychology electives, at least six hours from courses numbered 300 or higher. Note: PSY 101, PSY 203, PSY 380, PSY 385, and PSY 390 may not be used toward this requirement.
  5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of PSY 411(3).
  6. Minor required (or second major).
  7. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Psychology (Non-Comprehensive) (BS)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (34 hours)

  1. Required core: PSY 121(3), 200(3), 302(3), 411(3).
  2. Professional Development and Enrichment-one course from: PSY 150(1), 311(1), 490(1), 495(1), 496(1), 497(1), 499(1). Note: PSY 150 is required for admission to the accelerated masters's program in Applied Behavior Analysis.
  3. Foundation coursework-one course from each of the following four areas:
    1. Developmental: PSY 331(3); PSY 350 or GER 351(3); PSY 370 or GER 370(3); PSY 441(3).
    2. Learning and Cognition: PSY 306(3), 422(3), 523(3).

    3. Biological Processes: PSY 336(3), 506(3), 521(3), 525(3).

    4. Applied: PSY 304(3), 305(3), 359(3), 360(3), 508(3), 512(3), 529(3).

  4. Additional nine hours of psychology electives, at least six hours from courses numbered 300 or higher. Note: PSY 101, PSY 203, PSY 380, PSY 385, and PSY 390 may not be used toward this requirement.

  5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of PSY 411(3).
  6. Minor required (or second major).

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor of choice

These minors can compliment your psychology degree and are common among psychology majors.

  • Biomedical sciences
  • Business
  • Child and family development
  • Communication
  • Criminology
  • Disability studies
  • Diversity studies
  • Gerontology
  • Religious studies
  • Sociology

However, you may choose any minor.

Please note that prerequisite offerings are dependent on faculty availability. Check with your advisor for details regarding class schedules.