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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Major, BA

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Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in psychology are required to take 46 semester hours in the discipline.


Beyond the required courses, students must choose two courses from each of the following three “Core” areas: Biological and Cognitive Foundations, Social and Developmental Foundations, and Clinical-Counseling Foundations.

Major Electives (6 hours):

Two additional electives in psychology must also be taken to complete the minimum 46 hours in the major.

All hours counted toward the 46 hours in Psychology must have a grade of “C” or better.

As part of, and in addition to, the 40-hour General Education Core Curriculum, psychology majors must take three hours of computer science (CSC 1306  or MIS 1385 ), World Civilization I and II (HIS 1301 , HIS 1302 ), American Government (POS 2311 ), General Sociology (SOC 2301 ), Introduction to Philosophy (PHI 2301 ), and a second literature course beyond ENG 2301  (except for ENG 3346 ).

Candidates for graduation with a Psychology degree are required to participate in program assessment activities. Psychology majors are required to select a minor from another area.

Courses for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology




Fall Semester (15)

PSY Core Psychology Courses (6)
PSY Psychology Elective (3)
Electives (6)

Spring Semester (15)


Fall Semester (13)

Spring Semester (15)

Total Hours: 120 Semester Hours*

(GE) General Education Core Requirements

* Students must complete 40 hours in 3000-4000 level courses to qualify for graduation.

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