Requirements

Requirements for the Psychology Major (10.25 Credits)

Required courses for Psychology (3.25)

  • PSYC 210 (US) Introduction to Psychology (1)
  • PSYC 252W (QA) Research Methods and Analysis I (1)
  • PSYC 253 (QA*) Research Methods and Analysis II (1)
  • PSYC 300 Orientation to Major Program Internship (.25)

One course in Biological and Psychophysical Processes (1)

One course in Learning and Cognitive Processes (1)

One course in Developmental and Personality/Social Psychology (1)

One course in Clinical and Applied Psychology (1)

  • PSYC 335 Adult Psychopathology
  • PSYC 337 Diagnosis of "Abnormal" Child and Adolescent Behavior
  • PSYC 341 Personnel and Industrial Psychology

One seminar at the 400 level (1)

  • PSYC 430 Topical Seminar in Psychology

One lab-based course in one of the following (1)

Note: Only courses in these areas that satisfy the Natural World Mode of Inquiry in the General Education Program will satisfy this requirement.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • IDS 220 (EV, NW) The Body in Science and Society

Senior year experience (1)

  • PSYC 498W Senior Internship in Psychology (1)

Requirements for the Psychology Minor (5 Credits)

  • PSYC 210 (US) Introduction to Psychology (1)
  • PSYC 252W (QA) Research Methods and Analysis I (1)*
  • Three Psychology prefix courses selected in consultation with a faculty advisor in the Department of Psychology (3) OR Four Psychology prefix electives if Methods course has been taken outside of Psychology

*PSYC 252W requirement will be waived if student has taken equivalent methods course in major discipline (for example: BIOL 244, EXSCI 356, IDS 138, MATH 138, SOC 301)