Degree Requirements

Major Requirements for a B.A. in Psychology

In addition to meeting the course requirements for each respective major, all students must also fulfill the General Education requirements for the Undergraduate College. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology requires 120 credits.

General Education Requirements 57 to 58 credits

Six credits from the Psychology major may be applied towards general education requirements.

Required Courses 42 credits
PSY-0100Basic Concepts in Psychology3 credits
PSY-0200Developmental Psychology3 credits
PSY-0210 Descriptive Statistics3 credits
PSY-0280Inferential Statistics3 credits
PSY-0260Psychological Inquiry and Writing3 credits
PSY-0326Research Methods3 credits
PSY-0461Internship3 credits
PSY-0471Senior Seminar*3 credits
Six elective courses 18 credits, chosen from:
PSY-0222Multicultural Psychology3 credits
PSY-0241Cognition and Perception3 credits
PSY-0250Social and Interpersonal Psychology3 credits
PSY-0300Personal Growth & Adjustment: A Humanistic Approach3 credits
PSY-0328Psychopathology of Childhood3 credits
PSY-0340Psychology of Personality3 credits
PSY-0361Educational Psychology3 credits
PSY-0366Media Psychology3 credits
PSY-0380Abnormal Psychology3 credits
PSY-0330Adolescent Psychology3 credits
PSY-0405Women and Psychology3 credits
PSY-0410Theories of Counseling3 credits
PSY-0450Seminar in Contemporary Readings3 credits
*To be taken concurrently with PSY-0461 in senior year


The remaining credit hours are electives and can consist of Psychology courses, but should not be limited to this particular discipline.