Department of Psychology
Program Requirements


1. MAJOR
Students choosing to major in Psychology are required to complete 34 hrs of course work which must include the Core courses and one course from each of the four perspectives, one of which must be a lab course (as indicated by *).


Core (All are required in the given order)
Introduction to Psychology (101), General Experimental Psychology (151), Behavioral Statistics (232), Advanced Experimental Psychology (351), Comprehensive Review (493), Senior Studies (495).

Physiological/Comparative Perspective (Select one)
Physiological Psychology (281), Sensation and Perception* (361), Advanced Psychobiology* (381), Comparative Psychology (391).

Learning/Historical Perspective (Select one)
Cognitive Processes* (305), Learning and Motivation* (307), Psychological Testing* (359), History and Systems (407).

Developmental/Social Perspective (Select one)
Child Development (205), Adolescence and Youth (308), Adulthood and Aging (309), Social Psychology (321).

Clinical/Applied Perspective (Select one)
Theories of Personality (290), Industrial Psychology (271), Abnormal Psychology (363), Counseling Theory and Practice (390).


2. ADJUNCT PROGRAMS
In addition to a major in psychology, the department supports interdisciplinary majors in Neuroscience and Child and Family Studies, as well as pre-professional programs for students majoring in elementary education who want their (A) Psychology Concentration or their (B) PreKindergarten Validation, or students who are interested in receiving their (C) Secondary Education Certification to teach Sociology and Psychology.


A. Elementary Education with a Psychology Concentration
In addition to the requirements for a major in Elementary Education, students must complete the following:


B. Elementary Education with a PreKindergarten Validation
In addition to the requirements for a major in Elementary Education, students must complete the following:


C. Secondary Education Certification for Teaching Psychology and Sociology

Psychology Requirements:

Sociology Requirements:


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