Bachelor of Science in Psychology

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The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First-Semester 15
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
PSY 100  General Psychology 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
General Education Courses 8
   
Second Semester 15
ENG 102  English Composition II 3
PSY 220  Descriptive Statistics in Psychology 3
General Education Courses 9
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
PSY 331  Inferential Statistics in Psychology 3
Psychology Lab Course 3
Psychology Content Course  3
General Education OR Minor Courses
6
   
Fourth Semester 15
PSY 345  History and Systems of Psychology  3
Psychology Lab Course 3
Psychology Content Course 3
General Education OR Minor Courses 6
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
PSY 365  Research Methods in Psychology 
3
Psychology Lab Course 3
Psychology Content Course
3
General Education OR Minor Courses 6
   
Sixth Semester 15
Psychology Lab Course 3
Psychology Content Course
3
PSY OR Minor Courses 6
General Education OR Minor Course 3
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
PSY 460  Senior Seminar: Special Topics  OR  PSY/GEN ED/MINOR Course 3
PSY, General Education OR Minor Courses 9
PSY OR Minor Course 3
   
Eighth Semester 15
PSY 460  Senior Seminar: Special Topics  OR  PSY/GEN ED/MINOR Course 3
PSY, General Education OR Minor Courses 12
Total 120

42 credits of upper-level courses are required.

Required Major Courses

  • PSY 100  General Psychology
  • PSY 220  Descriptive Statistics in Psychology
  • PSY 331  Interferential Statistics in Psychology
  • PSY 345  History and Systems in Psychology
  • PSY 365  Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 460  Senior Seminar: Special Topics in Psychology

Research Competency (choose 12 credits)

  • PSY 301  Sensation and Perception Lab
  • PSY 306  Cognitive Psychology Lab
  • PSY 335  Advanced Learning Lab
  • PSY 340  Psychological Measurement Lab
  • PSY 420  Social Psychology Lab
  • PSY 425  Senior Project 
  • PSY 469  Internship (3 to 6 credits)

Psychology Electives (choose 15 credits)

Any PSY courses NOT used to complete the above requirements