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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.S.

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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


Foundation Courses (22-31 Credits)*

Choose from the following: (4 credits)

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

Choose two from the following: (8 Credits)

Choose an additional two course laboratory science sequence from the following:


* Credits for courses taken as part of the core curriculum are not counted elsewhere in the major.

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)

Choose two 300/400 level elective courses from PSYC: (6 Credits)

Choose courses not already 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

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