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Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Psychology

 Introductory Level (3-4 hours)

PSY 110 – Psychology as Social Science (3)
or
PSY 120 – Psychology as Natural Science & Lab (4)

Major Core (19 hours)

MTH 160 – Introduction to Statistics (3)
PSY 200 – Effective Behavior (3)
PSY 306 – Principles of Professional Conduct in Psych (3)
PSY 308 – Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)
PSY 323 – Learning (3)
PSY 338 – Research Design (4)

Senior Year Experience (6 hours)

PSY 445 – History & Systems of Psychology (3)
PSY 446 – Senior Seminar (3)

Out-of-Concentration Requirements (6 hours)

Two departmental courses either not part of any concentration or from undeclared concentration(s)

Major Concentrations (12 hours each)

Counseling & Clinical Psychology

PSY 305 – Abnormal Psychology (3)
PSY 309 – Personality (3)
PSY 466 – Psychological Measurements (3)
PSY 325 – Helping Relations (3)

Integrative Health Psychology

PSY 204 – Health Psychology (3)
PSY 303 – Stress Management (3)
PSY 307 – Complementary Healthcare (3)
PSY 315 – Physiological Psychology (3)

Biological Psychology

PSY 205 – Developmental Psychology (3)
PSY 315 – Physiological Psychology (3)
PSY 373 – Memory and Cognition (3)
PSY 387 – Sensation and Perception (3)

Minor Courses of Study

General Psychology

18 hours of courses in psychology, with 9 hours at the 300-level or above

Integrative Health Psychology (18-22 hours)

PSY 110 – Psych as a Social Science (3 cr.)
PSY 204 – Health Psychology (3 cr.)
PSY 307 – Complementary Healthcare (3 cr.)
PSY 303 – Stress Management (3 cr.)

and choose 2 course line items

PSY 315 – Physiological Psychology (3 cr.)
BIO 200 & BIO 316 – Medical Terminology and Pathophysiology (4 cr.)
PSY 305 – Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)
PE 315 – Physiology of Activity (3 cr.)
SOC 329 – Drugs and Substance Abuse (3 cr.)
NUR 213 & NUR 326 – Clinical Management of Disease I & II (6 cr.)

A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology can be earned if a foreign language is taken at an intermediate level (203)

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