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2012 - 2013 Catalog of Courses 
    
2012 - 2013 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Major


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REQUIREMENTS FOR A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY:


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 39


See Liberal Arts Core .

Specific Departmental Requirements:


1. Core Program - all courses required


All specified prerequisites for all Psychology core courses (Psyc 157, Psyc 200, Psyc 301, Psyc 496) must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Subtotal Core - Credits: 18

2. Practice Course - complete one upper division course from this list, 4 credit minimum


Note: Psyc 157, 200 and any CO2 are prerequisites for all courses in this category. Specific courses may have other prerequisites or require instructor permission.

A grade of C- or better in Psyc 200 is required as a prerequisite for all Psychology Practice courses.

Subtotal Practice - Credits: 4

3. Science Course - complete one upper division course from this list, 4 credit minimum


Note: Psyc 301 is a prerequisite for all courses in this category. Specific courses may have other prerequisites.

A grade of C- or better in Psyc 301 is required as a prerequisite for all Psychology Science courses.

Subtotal Science - Credits: 4

4. Psychology Electives - Credits: 18


The student must complete additional psychology coursework for a minimum of 18 credits of which at least 12 credits must be upper division. Courses may be chosen from any offered by the department or accepted as transfer psychology courses. No more than 4 credits of Independent Study (Psyc 299/Psyc 499) will be accepted. No more than 6 credits of off campus coursework or Innovative Month will be accepted. Students are urged to work closely with their advisors to choose the most appropriate array of courses for their interests and plans.

Total Departmental Requirements - Credits: 44


Free Electives (variable)


TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120


* Among the minimum 120 credits required for the degree, 45 credits must be upper-division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note to transfer and former students: If you have taken any of your major requirements and received a different number of credits than listed above, you may need to complete additional major credit requirements.

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