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2018-2019 Catalog
Psychology (Bachelor of Science)

Major: Psychology Degree: Bachelor of Science

Prerequisites (12 credits)

Requires grades of C or above.

PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)

SELECT ONE ADDITIONAL PSYCH COURSE

  • CLP DEP EAB EXP INP PCO PPE PSB PSY SOP

BIOLOGY REQUIREMENT

  • BSC1010C or BSC1005C
    Acceptable substitutes: BSCX20X or ZOOX010

STATS REQUIREMENT

Select One Statistics Course

  • STA

Foundation (5 credits)

All Bachelor of Science students must complete PSY 3213 and PSY 3213L with grades of B or better.

PSY3021 Prof Opportunities in PSYC (1 Credit)

    Pre-requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to psychology

RESEARCH METHODS AND LAB REQUIREMENT

Prereq: Elementary Statistics

  • PSY 3213 Research Methods in Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 3213L Research Methods Lab (1 credit)

Experimental Courses (12 credits)

PSY3213-Research Methods & PSY3213L- Research Methods lab, must be completed with a grade of B or better before attempting the experimental courses. Effective Fall 2015, the additional pre-requisites listed below will be required. Please see your academic advisor for more information.

SELECT 3 FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • PSY4302C Psychological Testing (4 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: one of the following: CLP4143- Abnormal Psychology, DEP3054-Lifespan Developmental Psychology or PPE4003-Theories of Personality
  • EXP3703C Computer Applications in Psych Research (4 credits)
  • EXP 3461C Human Learning and Performance (4 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: EXP3412-Learning Theory
  • EXP 3680C Experimental Cognitive Psychology (4 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: EXP3604-Cognitive Psychology
  • SOP 3214C Experimental Social Psychology (4 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: SOP3004-Social Psychology
  • EAB 3013C Experimental Analysis of Behavior/Lab (4 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: EXP3412-Learning Theory
  • EXP 4252C Human Factors and Ergonomics (4 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: EXP3604-Cognitive Psychology

Major Requirements (18 credits)

Requires grades of C or higher.

SELECT A 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CBH 3004 Comparative Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • EXP 3104 Human Sensory Perception (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • PSB 3002 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Zoology, or General Biology with laboratory.

SELECT B 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • EXP 3412 Learning Theory (3 credits)
  • EXP 3604 Cognitive Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology

SELECT C 2 FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • SOP 3004 Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSY 4604 History of Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisites: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology and either Junior or Senior status or permission of instructor.
  • PPE 4003 Theories of Personality (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • DEP 3054 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology

SELECT D 2 FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CBH 3004 Comparative Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • DEP 3054 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • EXP 3412 Learning Theory (3 credits)
  • EXP 3104 Human Sensory Perception (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • PPE 4003 Theories of Personality (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 4604 History of Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology and either Junior or Senior status or permission of instructor.
  • CLP 4143 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology
  • CLP 4313 Health Psychology (3 credits)
  • SOP 3004 Social Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSB 3002 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Zoology, or General Biology with laboratory.
  • EXP 3604 Cognitive Psychology (3 credits)
    • Pre-Requisite: PSY2012- Introduction to Psychology

Major Electives (12 credits)

Students will select 9 credits of upper level psychology coursework. Additional hours taken beyond the requirement for the Major Requirements Area may be used.

A maximum of 3 hours of honors research may count for both honors in the major and the major electives area. A total of 3 hours in any combination of Directed Individual Study, Supervised Research, Honors Research, or Practicum may be used as major elective credits. Additional hours of these courses may be taken and used in honors in the major and/or as free elective credits. See your Advisor for details.

SELECT 12 HOURS (3000/4000):

  • CBH CLP DEP EAB EXP INP PCO PPE PSB PSY SOP

Free Electives (13 credits)

SELECT 13 HRS FREE ELECT 3000/4000

This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate).

48 Upper Level Hours (48 credits)

In order to qualify to graduate with a Bachelor's degree from the College of Arts and Sciences you must earn a minimum of 48 upper level credits out of the total 120 degree applicable required credit hours. Upper level courses are numbered from 3000 - 4999. Dual Degree and Double Majors should consult their Advisor.

48 HOURS 48 upper level hours