Psychology (B.S.)

Required Core Courses (25 hours; plus 6 hrs. from electives listed further down)  

PSY1013 General Psychology -- counts toward Social Sciences requirement  

PSY2023 Abnormal Psychology

PSY2143 Experimental Statistics; sophomore year recommended

PSY2533 Principles of Learning; sophomore year recommended

 PSY2541 Principles of Learning Laboratory; sophomore

 PSY4343 Advanced Statistics

 PSY4433 Tests & Measurements

 PSY4733 Experimental Methods

 PSY48?? Experimental Psychology (see Capstone information below) 


Capstone Experience:

After PSY2143 (Experimental Statistics), a two-semester experimental psychology sequence caps off the educational experience. Students take PSY4733 (Experimental Methods), followed by one from these options:  
PSY4833 Advanced Experimental Psychology
PSY4863 Advanced Social Psychology
PSY4893 Advanced Independent Research
in Psychology

 Psychology Elective Courses (6 hours or more additional PSY coursework required): 


 Checklist: Mathematics-intensive coursework for B.S. (12 hrs. total)


Additional science outside the major, beyond liberal arts core

A science course (3 hrs.) in addition to those used to fulfill 11-hr. liberal arts core and 12-hr. B.S. math requirements: Any BIO, CHM, PHY, PSY 4293 Physiological Psychology, or chair-approved alternative.

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Matt LargenBachelor of Arts - Psychology, 1977
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