The Department of Psychology offers the student exposure to the entire field of psychology in both theoretical and applied areas of the discipline. Such an orientation prepares a student for immediate entry into the workforce or for advanced study. Independent study programs are encouraged and student internships are made available in all areas of psychology.

Introductory Psychology (PSYC 201) is a prerequisite for all psychology courses.


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


Code Course Credit
PSYC 201 Introductory Psychology 3
PSYC 211 Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences 3
PSYC 311 Research Methods and Statistics I 3
PSYC 411WI Research Methods and Statistics II 3
XX xxx Any speech course 3

Total: 15


All majors will choose three (3) courses from the following applied areas:

Code Course Credit
PSYC 301 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 310 Theories of Counseling 3
PSYC 336 Family Therapy and Family Systems 3
PSYC 377 Industrial Psychology 3
PSYC 380 Personality Theories 3
PSYC 401 Environmental Psychology 3
PSYC 420 Medical Psychology 3

Total: 9

All majors will choose three (3) courses from the following basic research areas:

Code Course Credit
PSYC 210 Human Growth & Development 3
PSYC 375 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 309 History & Systems 3
PSYC 351 Physiological Psychology 3
PSYC 352 Learning & Cognition 3

Total: 9
Electives


Code Course Credit
PSYC xxx Any PSYC courses not used above 6

Total: 6



MINOR REQUIREMENTS


Code Course Credit
PSYC 201 Introductory Psychology 3

Total: 3

Additional Requirements

These courses may include only one (1) special topics course.

Code Course Credit
PSYC xxx Additional psychology courses 12

Total: 12​