Psychology Requirements

Major in Psychology (49hrs)

(See General Education Electives for the Bachelor of Arts)

To complete a major in psychology all students must complete a series of core courses totaling 40 credit hours. In addition each student must complete 9 credit hours of psychology electives for a total of 49 credit hours. The required courses are listed below as well as a category breakdown of the electives. To meet the electives requirements for psychology students must choose 3 courses from at least 2 different categories.

PSYC 1101 Orientation to Pyschology
PSYC 1103 General Psychology
PSYC 2513 Lifespan Development
PSYC 3103 History and Systems of Psychology
PSYC 3203 Theories of Personality
PSYC 3503 Behavioral Science Statistics & Lab
PSYC 3803 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4003 Psychology and Christianity
PSYC 4103 Physiological Psychology
PSYC 4303 Research Methods I
PSYC 4603 Fundamentals of Counseling
PSYC 4803 Cognitive Neuropsychology
PSYC 4883-6 Practicum/Internship I

Behavioral Science Electives
(3 courses total from at least 2 different categories)

Category 1:
PSYC 4403 Research Methods II
PSYC 4503 Psychopharmacology

Category 2:
PSYC 2403 Human Sexuality
PSYC 2303 Understanding Multicultural Behavior
PSYC 3913 Social Psychology
PSYC 4903 Industrial/Organizational Pyschology

Category 3:
SOCI 2003 Marriage and Family
SOCI 3903 Sociology of Religion
SOCI 4503 Casework and Intervention
PSYC 4983-6 Practicum/Internship II

Minor in Psychology (18hrs)

PSYC 1103 General Psychology
PSYC 2513 Lifespan Development
PSYC 3203 Theories of Personality
PSYC 3803 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4003 Psychology and Christianity 
PSYC ____ Upper Division Psychology Elective