Curriculum

The psychology curriculum consists of 8 core courses that all psychology majors must take and 8 additional psychology courses divided into 4 areas.

Psychology Core

YR MAJOR CORE COLLEGE STUDIES ELECTIVES
1

Introduction to Psychology

Physiological Psychology


 

Writing Seminar I

Historical Understanding: American Transitions

Arts and Culture

Science I

Science II

Quantitative Reasoning I

Quantitative Reasoning II or Free Elective

Physical Education or Service Learning

Free Elective

2

Abnormal Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Social Science I

Writing Seminar II

Language or Area Studies

Free Elective

3

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

Humanities I

Junior Seminar I

Junior Seminar II

Free Elective

4

Advanced Research in Psychology

Senior Colloquium in Psychology

Contemporary Perspectives

Free Elective I
 

Free Elective II

 

Psychology Area Courses

The designated elective courses in Psychology are divided into four main areas. Students must take 2 courses from each of the four areas. Many of these courses are only offered once every 4 semesters.

EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Forensic Psychology (PSYCH-210)

Learning Theory (PSYCH-211)

Cognitive Psychology (PSYCH-212)

History of Psychology (PSYCH-214)

Clinical Psychology (PSYCH-220)

Personality Theory (PSYCH-221)

Counseling Psychology (PSYCH-222)

Marriage and Family (PSYCH-223)

Psychology of Addiction (PSYCH-224)

SOCIAL/ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR

Industrial/Organizational Psychology (PSYCH-230)

Psychological Assessment (PSYCH-231)

Social Psychology (PSYCH-232)

Interpersonal Relations & Small Group Dynamics (PSYCH-233)

Comparative Psychology (PSYCH-240)

Psychopharmacology (PSYCH-241)

Sensation and Perception (PSYCH-242)

Human Sexuality (PSYCH-243)

Total Credit hours :122-135