Program Requirements

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

Psychology (Non-Comprehensive) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts

Admission requirement

Complete PSY 150(1).

Program requirements 

  1. General Education Program and Requirements Note: PSY 121 may meet requirements for both the General Education Program and the Psychology major.

  2. Major Requirements (34 hours)
    1. Required Core (13 hours): PSY 121(3), 150(1), 200(3), 302(3), 411(3)
    2. Foundation Coursework (12 hours): Complete at least one course from each of the following 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), 451(3), 506(3), 521(3), 525(3)

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

    3. Additional 9 hours of psychology electives, at least 6 hours of which must be numbered 300 or higher. Note: PSY 101, PSY 203, PSY 380, PSY 385, and PSY 390 may not be used toward this requirement.

    4. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of PSY 411(3).

  3. Minor Required (or second major)

  4. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Psychology (Non-Comprehensive) (BS)

Bachelor of Science

Admission requirement

Complete PSY 150(1).

Program Requirements

  1. General Education Program and Requirements Note: PSY 121 may meet requirements for both the General Education Program and the Psychology major.

  2. Major Requirements (34 hours)
    1. Required Core (13 hours): PSY 121(3), 150(1), 200(3), 302(3), 411(3)
    2. Foundation Coursework (12 hours): Complete at least one course from each of the following 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), 451(3), 506(3), 521(3), 525(3)

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

    3. Additional 9 hours of psychology electives, at least 6 hours of which must be numbered 300 or higher. Note: PSY 101, PSY 203, PSY 380, PSY 385, and PSY 390 may not be used toward this requirement.

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

  4. 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.