May 29, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A.


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Psychology, B.A. & B.S.


Psychology majors take a major achievement test (ACAT) in Psychology during their senior year. Psychology majors are not required to have a minor. In addition to the requirements listed below, students must meet all general graduation requirements as listed in the Academic Programs and Policies  section in this bulletin. A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for completion.

Complete one of the following content areas (18 credit hours):


A. Clinical

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 315  - Child Psychopathology
  • PSYC 350  - Forensic Psychology
  • PSYC 351  - Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 391  - Special Topics in Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 418  - Psychological Testing

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 340  - Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 345  - Principles of Learning
  • PSYC 393  - Special Topics in Cognition and Learning

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 321  - Social Psychology
  • PSYC 375  - Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 394  - Special Topics in Social Psychology

Select 9 credit hours from the following:

  • PSYC 300/400 electives
  • SWK 311  - Substance Abuse

B. Cognition and Learning

Select two from the following:

  • PSYC 340  - Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 345  - Principles of Learning
  • PSYC 393  - Special Topics in Cognition and Learning

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 321  - Social Psychology
  • PSYC 375  - Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 394  - Special Topics in Social Psychology

Select 9 credit hours from the following:

  • PSYC 300/400 electives
  • SWK 311  - Substance Abuse

C. Developmental

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 307  - Psychology of Death
  • PSYC 392  - Special Topics in Developmental Psychology

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 340  - Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 345  - Principles of Learning
  • PSYC 393  - Special Topics in Cognition and Learning

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 321  - Social Psychology
  • PSYC 375  - Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 394  - Special Topics in Social Psychology

Select 9 credit hours from the following:

  • PSYC 300/400 electives
  • SWK 311  - Substance Abuse

D. Social

Select two from the following:

  • PSYC 321  - Social Psychology
  • PSYC 375  - Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 394  - Special Topics in Social Psychology

Select one from the following:

  • PSYC 340  - Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 345  - Principles of Learning
  • PSYC 393  - Special Topics in Cognition and Learning

Select 9 credit hours from the following:

  • PSYC 300/400 electives
  • SWK 311  - Substance Abuse

General Education and General Electives


Students must also complete the General Education Core requirements to include any specific courses listed below. Students must also complete sufficient general electives to reach 120 or more total semester hours.

Bachelor of Art Requirements


Students pursuing the Bachelor of Art degree must successfully complete the second-year sequence of a foreign language.

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