MAJOR REQUIREMENTS PSYCHOLOGY B.A. DEGREE
(12 COURSES — 37 CREDITS)
CORE 154 counts toward both the major and minor in psychology. Normally, CORE 154 should be taken before choosing more advanced psychology courses.
CORE 154 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSYC 220 Psychological Statistics (3)
PSYC 221 Research Methods (4)
PSYC 450 Senior Seminar (3)
Twenty-four (24) additional elective credits from PSYC
PSYCHOLOGY B.S. DEGREE
Thirty-seven (37) credits listed for B.A. degree in Psychology
Twenty-one (21) science credits selected from the following disciplines:*
Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computers and Information Systems, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics
*CORE 271 through 279 may be used to satisfy sciences requirement
MINOR REQUIREMENTS — PSYCHOLOGY
(6 COURSES — 18 CREDITS)
CORE 154 Psychological Foundations (3)
(15) credits PSYC electives
Specially designed minors are available for students in all MSB majors, and for students majoring in Criminal Justice and Education. Please consult with the Psychology Department Chair.
CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE MAJOR
For those students who wish to focus their psychology major around a particular subarea, the Department offers concentrations in Business/Human Resources, Clinical/Counseling, and Neurobehavioral. Topical seminars (PSY 391) are offered periodically, and may be substituted for a designated concentration course if approved by appropriate Department faculty.
BUSINESS/HUMAN RESOURCES CONCENTRATION
(NOTE: MSB, HRM, and MKT requirements do not count toward the psychology major.)
• Take the following electives: PSYC 338, 350, and 357; and HRM 354 and 360.
• Choose any three courses from the following list:
HRM 210, 380, 410; MKT 315, 325, 350; MSB: 200, 305, 480
• Take the following psychology electives: 346, 350, 351, 353, 355 OR 356 and 357.
• Take the Clinical Practicum (470) OR a clinical-oriented internship (499).
• Choose one Psychology course from each of the following four categories: Biological: 321 or 345.
Learning/Motivation: 337, 338, or 339
Sensory Processes: 348 or 349
Applications: 340 or 343.
• Conduct an independent research project approved by an appropriate member of the Psychology Department.