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Psychology Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Major in Psychology

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.

Required Courses

  • The Psychological Sciences
  • Professional Development in Psychology
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis I
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis II
  • Senior Research I
  • Senior Research II
  • The Origins of Psychology or Psychology Internship

Any One of the Following Developmental/Social Courses

  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Adulthood and Aging
  • Lifespan Development
  • Personality Theory
  • Social Psychology

Any One of the Following Biological/Experimental Courses

  • Learning and Conditioning
  • Neuroscience: The Brain
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Neuroscience: Behavior and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Animal Cognition

Any One of the Following Applied Courses

  • Educational Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy 

Any two additional courses in Psychology

Requirements for the Minor in Psychology

  • Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Any 3 additional PSY courses