The Psychology Major, Liberal Arts
Course Catalogue 2010-11 and Later
Thirty-six semester credits, including:
100 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
101 Psychology as a Discipline and a Profession (1 credit)
265 Statistical Methods in Psychology I (3 credits)
271 Methods of Research in Psychology (4 credits)
400 History and Systems of Psychology, or
401 Big Issues in Psychology (3 credits)
At least one course in each of four core domains; no more than two core domains may include a 200-level course for this requirement:
Idis 125 Brain: Introduction to Neuroscience, or
372 Individual Differences and Behavior Genetics, or
373 Evolutionary Psychology, or
374 Cognitive Neuroscience, or
375 Physiological Psychology, or
376 Psychology of Perception, or
230 Human Development, or
331 Child Development, or
332 Psychology of Adolescence, or
333 Psychology of Adulthood and Aging, or
435 Theories and Research in Developmental Psychology
Learning and Cognition
260 Educational Psychology, or
281 Introduction to Behavior Analysis and Therapy, or
302 Principles of Learning, or
379 Cognitive Psychology, or
380 Introduction to Behavior Modification, or
390 Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis, or
412 Experimental Analysis of Behavior
245 Social Psychology, or
251 Abnormal Psychology, or
334 Psychology of the Exceptional Child, or
336/Wmns 336 Psychology of Women
Remaining credits to total 36 selected from any Psychology courses.
NOTE 1: At least 18 credits from 300- and 400-level courses are required for the major.
NOTE 2: A maximum of nine credits earned in Psyc 395, 396, 399, 491, and 499 may count toward the major.
NOTE 3: Completion of core domain requirements may be satisfied by enrollment in selected offerings of Psyc 395, 396, 399, 491, and 499 with departmental approval.
NOTE 4: Credit in the Biological core domain may be earned by completion of IDIS 152 Interdisciplinary Studies in the Natural Sciences when offered as "Introduction to Neuroscience."
NOTE 5: No credit may be earned under the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option for any of the requirements listed above.