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Major Requirements

Summary of Requirements for a Major in Psychology

PSY 101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY*
PSY 220 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN AND GENDER
or PSY 225 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 235 STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES*
PSY 240 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS
PSY 290 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
or PSY 310 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT
or PSY 345 HUMAN SEXUALITY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
PSY 318 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
or PSY 335 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 332 HISTORY AND SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 338 PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY
or PSY 339 LEARNING AND COGNITION
PSY 340 INTERMEDIATE RESEARCH METHODS
PSY 382 TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY
PSY 443 SENIOR INTERNSHIP
or PSY 485 SENIOR THESIS

Select two of the following:

PSY 310 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT (if not already completed)
PSY 318 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (if not already completed)
PSY 335 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY (if not already completed)
PSY 338 PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY (if not already completed)
PSY 339 LEARNING AND COGNITION (if not already completed)
PSY 345 HUMAN SEXUALITY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (if not already completed)
PSY 399 PSYCHOLOGY INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSE: VARIABLE TOPICS
PSY 410 PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING
PSY 450 INDEPENDENT STUDY
PSY 486 SENIOR THESIS

*Students may use this course to satisfy Core requirements.