Psychology, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Psychology

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Select one course numbered 1883
Social Sciences6
General Psychology
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution5
Select one course numbered 3883
BA Language requirement
Complete all requirements 16
Major Option
Complete all required courses33
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 224
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum12
Total Credit Hours120

For departmental assessment purposes, all students will be required to complete a comprehensive examination in Psychology during their final semester.

Major Option

Psychology Core Requirements
PSY 250Behavioral Statistics4
PSY 270Experimental Psychology4
PSY 300Orientation to Psychology1
Psychology Requirements
Select 2 of the following:6
Learning and Conditioning
Sensation and Perception
Physiological Psychology
Memory and Cognition
Select 1 of the following:3
Experimental Social Psychology
Environmental Psychology
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Industrial Psychology
Psychology and Law
Select 1 of the following:3
Experimental Child Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Adult Development and Aging
Select 1 of the following:3
Theories of Personality
Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Psychology Lab 3
Select 2 of the following:2
Learning and Conditioning Laboratory
Sensation and Perception Laboratory
Physiological Psychology Laboratory
Biopsychology Laboratory
Experimental Social Psychology Laboratory
Advanced Psychology Lab
Psychopathology Laboratory
Memory and Cognition Laboratory
Psychometrics Lab
Developmental Psychology Laboratory
Psychology and Law Laboratory
Psychology Electives
Select 7 credit hours of the following:7
PSY 100-PSY 499 4
Total Credit Hours33

For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.


A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.


Prerequisite: PSY 270. Lab courses must be taken concurrently with the corresponding lecture course.


Except PSY 188 or PSY 388.

Restriction: No more than 6 credit hours from: PSY 399, PSY 493, PSY 499.

Restriction: No more than 3 credit hours from: PSY 192, PSY 230, PSY 231.