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Psychology Courses

View a full list of psychology courses in the Course Catalog.

General Education Courses

  • PSYC 101    Introduction to Psychology (4)  [Social Inquiry Theme]
  • PSYC 101L  Introduction to Psychology Lab (0) [Social Inquiry Theme]
  • PSYC 241    Social Psychology (4) [Social Inquiry Theme]
  • NEUR 241   Foundations of Neuroscience (4) [Scientific Practice & Scientific Issues and Perspectives Themes]
  • NEUR 241L Foundations of Neuroscience Lab (0) 
  • PSYC 268   Statistics (4) [Applied Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning Theme]
  • PSYC 317   Developmental Psychology (4) [Social Inquiry Theme]

Required Courses

Each of the following (16):

  • PSYC 101   Introduction to Psychology (4)
  • PSYC 101L Introduction to Psychology Lab (0)
  • PSYC 268   Statistics (4)
  • PSYC 269   Experimental Psychology (4)
  • PSYC 494   Personality Psychology- Senior Capstone (4)

PLUS Two Foundational Processes courses selected from the following (8) [most require Psyc 269]:

  • NEUR 241 Foundations of Neuroscience (4)
  • PSYC 343 Sensation and Perception (4)
  • PSYC 345 Learning (4)
  • PSYC 351 Cognition (4)
  • PSYC 355 Advanced Statistics and Psychological Testing (4)

PLUS One Advanced Seminar in Psychology (2):

  • PSYC 482 Theories and Methods of Integration (2)
  • PSYC 483 Topics in Advanced Abnormal Psychology (2)
  • PSYC 484 Psychology of Religion (2)
  • PSYC 485 Psychology of the Family (2)
  • PSYC 486 History of Psychology (2)
  • PSYC 487 Men and Addictions (2)
  • PSYC 488 Current Issues in School Psychology
  • Occasionally, other course may count for this seminar. They will be announced by the department. 

Additional Electives

The requirements for the major include 10 credits of elective courses in the School of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy. Any Psyc or Neur course may count. If pursuing graduate training, it is recommended that you take at least 4 extra elective credits. A maximum of 52 credits taken from your major department can apply to your graduation requirements.