Sep 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.S.

Degree Requirements (120 Credits)

Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better in each course used to satisfy major requirements, cognate requirements, and minor requirements.

Core Curriculum Requirements

Core Curriculum (38-40 Total Credit Hours)   

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements (3-7+ Credits) *   

Foundation Courses (22-31 Credits) *

Choose one course/lab from the following:

Choose a scientific concept course and corresponding laboratory from the following list:

Choose two courses/labs from the following:

Choose an additional two courses/laboratory science sequence from the following list:


* Course credit hours only count once toward the total university graduation credit hour requirements. Click on Credit Sharing  for more information.

Students must earn grades of ‘C’ or better in PSYC 101 , PSYC 225 /PSYC 225L , and PSYC 226 /PSYC 226L  because these courses are required for the major.

Major Requirements (32 Credits)

Psychology Electives

  • Choose two 300-400 level elective courses from psychology (PSYC). Choose courses that have not already previously been selected (these courses may not include PSYC 399 , PSYC 490 , PSYC 495 , or PSYC 498 /PSYC 499 ).

Cognate Requirement (12 Credits)

Psychology majors will select an interdisciplinary cognate of upper level courses with the approval of their faculty adviser. A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in each course to be applied toward the cognate. Six credits from PSYC 399 , PSYC 490 , or PSYC 498 /PSYC 499  can be used to fulfill the cognate requirement.

The cognate requirement can also be fulfilled by completion of a minor, the Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration, the Forensics Concentration, or the Gerontology Certificate program

Electives (0-13 Credits)

Total Credits Required: 120 Credits