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2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A.

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Psychology Major

All requirements for psychology majors are outlined below.

Total minimum hours for the major 37

(This does not include STAT 200  which is a required course to be counted toward Core Curriculum OR B.S. degree requirements).

Prerequisite Survey (3 credits)

Core Courses (pick two from each area) (12 credits)

Integrative Research Experience – Lab Course (pick one) (3 credits)

All students are required to complete a topical research course in which they conduct and report on an empirical research project. All of the courses require completion of PSYC 302 as a prerequisite for registration, and some also require completion of a specific content course prior to enrollment. Consult with your advisor for details about this. 

Integrative Capstone Course (3 credits)

Elective Psychology Courses (9 credits)

Any course in the catalog with a PSYC prefix can count toward completion of a student’s elective hours. 


Students should consult with their academic advisors in selecting elective courses to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Total Credits Needed for Degree 120

B.A. Requirements (6-8 credits)

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of the B.A. language requirements described here .

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a major in Psychology, a student must earn a grade of “C-” or better in PSYC 301 and PSYC 302, and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher for all courses taken with a PSYC prefix.

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