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    Apr 22, 2024  
2019 - 2020 Catalog of Courses 
2019 - 2020 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Major


Liberal Arts Core - Credits: 33

See Liberal Arts Core  for course choices

First-Year Launch Course FLC FLC 100  (Credits: 1)
Communication CO1/CO2 COMP 150 a and any one approved 
        or CO2a course (Credits: 6)
  CO2/CO3 Any one approved CO2a course and any one approved 
    CO3a course (Credits: 6)
Mathematics MA1 MATH 132  (Credits: 3)
Arts & Humanities AH Any one approved AH course (Credits: 3)
Arts & Humanities AH One additional approved AH course (Credits: 3)
History HI Any one approved HI course (Credits: 3)
Social & Behavioral Sciences SS Any one approved SS course (Credits: 3)
AH/HI/SSb AH or HI or SS One additional approved AHb or HIb or SSb course (Credits: 3)
Natural & Physical Sciences SC1 Any one approved SC1 course (Credits: 4)
  SC1 or SC2 Any one approved SC1 or SC2 course (Credits: 3-4)

Major Requirements: Credits: 42

Major Electives:

Complete the requirements in Breadth Areas and Additional Psychology Courses. At least 21 credits of 30 credits (7 of the 10 courses) must be upper division in the Major Electives (Breadth Areas and Additional Psychology).

Breadth Areas

Student must complete at least one (1) course from each category of the six (6) main content areas of psychology listed below:

Developmental Psychology

Select one (1) course:

Social and Community Psychology

Select one (1) course:

Psychology of Mind and Brain

Select one (1) course:

Psychology of Diversity

Select one (1) course:

Worldviews in Psychology: Past and Present

Select one (1) course:

Additional Psychology Courses:

The student must complete additional psychology coursework for a minimum of twelve (12) credits. Courses may be chosen from any offered by the department or accepted as transfer psychology courses with the exception of Independent Study (PSYC 299 /PSYC 499 ).

Auxiliary Course:

Free Electives - Credits: Variable


a Check course description for minimum grade in prerequisite course(s) required to enroll in this course.

bA minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.

f Check course description for prerequisite course requirements.

s This course is only offered in the summer.

Note: Among the total credits required for graduation, at least 36 credits must be upper division (300- and 400-level) courses.

Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 33 credits will have additional free electives.

Note: Students who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.

Four-Year Map to Graduation:

Transfer Map to Graduation: