Curriculum Requirements for Additional Major in Psychology

 ADDITIONAL MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY  

The major in Psychology provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entrance into graduate and professional schools in psychology, social work, public administration, geriatrics, and other advanced study fields.  The curriculum provides students with the ability to critically analyze research and conduct their own research in a broad range of psychological areas.  Courses equip students with both theoretical perspectives on human development and behavior, as well as an understanding of the application of psychological principles to teaching, child rearing, motivation, learning, life stage issues, and the underlying perceptual, neurological, and sensory processes. 

Major in Psychology

Semester Credit Hours Required 

Residency Requirement

NSCI 180:      General Biology*

PHIL  323:     Jewish Bioethics**

PSYC 101:     General Psychology*

PSYC 217:     Developmental Psychology

4

3

3

3

4

3

3

PSYC 272:     Statistical Analysis

3

PSYC 286:     Psychology and Biology of Auditory and Visual Perception

3

3

PSYC 301:     Psychology of Personality

3

3

PSYC 317:     Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 322:     Brain and Behavior

4

4

PSYC 372:     Research Methods in Psychology

4

4

2 Approved Psychology Electives (geared towards career plans)

6

TOTAL FOR THE MAJOR

39

24 

* Fulfills LAS Core Requirements

**  Fulfills AHS Core Requirements


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