Psychology Major (B.A.)

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110World Civilization I3
HST 111World Civilization II3
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
PSY 101Introductory Psychology3
PSY 201Intro to Research Methods4
PSY 340Brain and Behavior3
Senior Seminar - Select one of the following:3
PSY 402-449
Departmental Honors in Psychology
Psychology Electives 218
Major Support Requirements
MTH 110Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab)3
or MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)
MTH 112Introduction to Statistics II3
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science 39
Free Electives 420-29
Total Credit Hours120
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Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

2

At least 12 of these credits must be classroom rather than experiential courses. (See course descriptions to determine which courses are considered experiential.) 

3

Sociology, anthropology, criminology, political science, economics, education; courses must be taken in at least two disciplines.

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120 credits required to graduate

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
MTH 110 Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab) 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
Natural Science 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
PSY 201 Intro to Research Methods 4
MTH 112 Introduction to Statistics II 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
Theology 3
PSY Elective 3
Social Science 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
Social Science 3
PSY Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
PSY Elective 3
PSY 490 Field Experience in Psychology 1 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PSY 340 Brain and Behavior 3
Social Science 3
PSY Elective 3
PSY 491 Field Experience in Psychology 1 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
Religion 3
PSY Senior Seminar 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
PSY Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours120
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Must complete both semesters and must apply in the previous spring to register. Could also complete these in the FOURTH YEAR.

Must complete Core DIV and VPA requirement.