The Psychology Major

The major is designed to prepare students for graduate study in psychology and related fields.  A background in psychology is also appropriate and valuable for students planning to enter such professions as business, education, law, medicine, social work, and the ministry.

Summary of Requirements for a Major in Psychology

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology** / 3 Credits

PSY 235 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences / 3 Credits

PSY 240 Introduction to Research Methods / 3 Credits

PSY 290 Human Development

    OR PSY 310 Child and Adolescent Development

    OR PSY 350 Adult Development and Aging / 3 Credits

PSY 332 History and Systems / 3 Credits

PSY 340 Intermediate Research Systems / 3 Credits

 

Two of the Following:

 

PSY 318 Biological Psychology / 3 Credits

PSY 339 Learning and Cognition / 3 Credits

PSY 410 Psychological Testing / 3 Credits

 

Two of the Following:

 

PSY 335 Abnormal Psychology / 3 Credits

PSY 336 Social Psychology / 3 Credits

PSY 338 Personality Psychology / 3 Credits

 

One of the following:

 

PSY 440 Professional Issues and Practicum / 3 Credits

PSY 480 Directed Research / 3 Credits

 

Total Credits Required: 33

**This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.