Undergraduate Psychology Major

Please see the full B.A. in Psychology Requirements in the university catalog.

41 semester hours in Psychology courses including mandatory courses and electives from each of the blocks below. Any course applied to the Psychology major must be passed with a grade of "C-" or better, and an overall GPA of 2.0 in the major is required.

Core: 11 semester hours (all core courses are required)

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 100 Survey of Psychology 3
PSY 213 Statistical Techniques 4
PSY 214 Research Methods 4

Block 1: 6 semester hours chosen from

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 320 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 321 Psychology of Personality 3
PSY 322 Social Psychology 3
PSY 324 Psychopathology 3

Block 2: 6 semester hours chosen from

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 314 Learning and Motivation 3
PSY 315 Sensation and Perception 3
PSY 350 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSY 352 Introduction to Biopsychology 3

Additional Requirements

In addition to the above, students must complete a minimum of 18 semester hours in upper division Psychology courses, including at least 9 semester hours in 400-level courses.

In order to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, students must not only fulfill the requirements for the major but also meet all of the University’s other baccalaureate degree requirements. Students wishing to make timely progress toward graduation are urged to pay careful attention to all degree requirements. In addition, when planning a schedule of courses, it is imperative to be aware of course prerequisites and the frequency with which courses are offered. To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering.