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major: Psychology

Degree: Bachelor of Science 2022-2023

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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 XXXX

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)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
RESEARCH METHODS AND LAB REQUIREMENT:
PSY3213 Research Methods in Psychology (3 credits)
PSY3213L Research Methods Lab (1 credit)
Prerequisite: Elementary Statistics

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)
Prerequisite: CLP4143 Abnormal Psychology, DEP3054 Lifespan Developmental Psychology or PPE4003 Theories of Personality
EXP3703C Computer Applications in Psych Research (4 credits)
EXP3461C Human Learning and Performance (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EXP3412 Learning Theory
EXP3680C Experimental Cognitive Psychology (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EXP3604 Cognitive Psychology
SOP3214C Experimental Social Psychology (4 credits)
Prerequisite: SOP3004 Social Psychology
EAB3013C Experimental Analysis of Behavior/Lab (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EXP3412 Learning Theory
EXP4252C Human Factors and Ergonomics (4 credits)
Prerequisite: EXP3604 Cognitive Psychology

Major Requirements (18 credits)

Requires grades of C or higher.

SELECT A 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
CBH3004 Comparative Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
EXP3104 Human Sensory Perception (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
PSB3002 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Zoology, or General Biology with laboratory.

SELECT B 1 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
EXP3412 Learning Theory (3 credits)
EXP3604 Cognitive Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology

SELECT C 2 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
SOP3004 Social Psychology (3 credits)
PSY4604 History of Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisites: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology and either Junior or Senior status or permission of instructor.
PPE4003 Theories of Personality (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
DEP3054 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology

SELECT D 2 FROM THE FOLLOWING:
CBH3004 Comparative Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
DEP3054 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
EXP3412 Learning Theory (3 credits)
EXP3104 Human Sensory Perception (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
PPE4003 Theories of Personality (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
PSY4604 History of Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology and either Junior or Senior status or permission of instructor.
CLP4143 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology
CLP4313 Health Psychology (3 credits)
SOP3004 Social Psychology (3 credits)
PSB3002 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Zoology, or General Biology with laboratory.
EXP3604 Cognitive Psychology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology

Major Electives (12 credits)

A total of 10 hours of major electives for this degree counts concurrently for the Masters in Science in Psychological Science degree. These required courses for the MS degree's 2-year program are counted under Major Electives for the accelerated BS/MS in Psychological Sciences.

COMPLETE THESE 10 CREDITS FROM THE FOLLOWING (if accepted into the BS/MS in Psychological Science program, students will take these graduate courses in their last semester of their BS degree, which must be a fall semester:

PSY 6214 Research Design & Analysis (3 credits)
PSY 6910 Supervised Research (3 credits)
DEP 6055 Human Development (3 credits)
PSY 6937 Colloquium (1 credit)

Students will select 12 credits 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:

  • CBH CLP DEP EAB EXP INP PCO PPE PSB PSY SOP (3000/4000)

Free Electives (13 credits)

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.