Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
May be either depending on option selected.
Major in Psychology (Major Code: 119)
Psychology Core Requirements
36 semester hours, including PSYC 2301, 2272, 2314, 3310, 3311, 3360 or 3355, 4319, and two courses from PSYC 3350, 3320, 3430 or 3335, plus nine to 10 hours of psychology electives, nine of which must be advanced.
Prerequisite for Advanced Psychology Classes
PSYC 2301 is the prerequisite for all advanced (3000- and 4000-level) courses except PSYC 3310.
Options in Psychology
Option I—Professional Psychology
The Professional Psychology Option follows recommendations from nationwide graduate programs and prepares students to pursue a master’s or a doctorate degree in various psychology specializations.
Recommended courses for any graduate specialization:
Additional recommended courses for clinical or counseling psychology:
Additional recommended courses for forensic psychology:
Additional recommended courses for neuroscience:
Consult with departmental faculty for recommendations on other psychology specializations.
Option II—General Psychology
The General Psychology Option provides a background for students whose career goals are in psychology-related fields (e.g., entering law school or the ministry) but not in becoming a psychologist.