Major in Psychology

Students majoring in psychology are required to complete 39 hours, including:

  • All core courses: PSYC 1001, 1002, 2001, and 2002;
  • All foundational courses: PSYC 2010, 2020, 2030, 2040, & 2050
  • At least three hours selected from PSYC 3010, 3020, 3030, 3040, or 3050
  • At least six hours selected from any PSYC course that is a 2000-level or above
  • Psychology capstone: PSYC 4000

Other course experiences are highly recommended for the students who qualify, including selected readings and research assistantships (PSYC 4004) or Honors Research (PSYC 4003).

The advisor will work closely with the student to plan a program consistent with the student’s career intentions. Example careers to
consider are School Psychology, Student Services, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Public Relations and Advertising, Counseling, Data Analyst, Lawyer, and Human Resources. Some careers require additional schooling, which the adviser will help the student prepare for.

Minor in Psychology

The minor in psychology consists of 18 hours, including PSYC 1001, and 15 hours of PSYC courses taught at or above the 2000-level. Some courses may include prerequisites so students should work with their adviser to plan their course schedule.

Course Descriptions

PSYC Course Descriptions »

CO = Co-requisite
POI = Permission of Instructor
PR = Prerequisite
RE = Recommended
XL = Cross-listed