Psychology Major


See Also:

Psychology Minor

The Psychology Major

The major field program in Psychology leads to the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree. Students may elect to receive either degree. Both degrees require the completion of at least 44 credits in Psychology. All courses for the Psychology major must be taken for a letter grade.

One course from each of the three Core Area Categories:

Basic Processes:

  • PSYCH 150-PSYCH 159

Human Processes:

  • PSYCH 160-PSYCH 169

Individual Differences:

  • PSYCH 170-PSYCH 179

Three Four-Credit Courses:

At the 300 or 400 level, one of which addresses structures of power and privilege ("SPP").

Junior Seminar:

  • PSYCH 550-PSYCH 589


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