2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Psychology, BA

The BA with a major in psychology is suited for students who have a general interest in psychology, but do not plan a career in psychology or a psychology-related field. It may prove suitable for a variety of career objectives not subsumed under the BS program.

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 30 hours, on a 124 hour degree consisting of:

One of the following:

PSYC 10213General Psychology

3

PSYC 10514Principles of Behavior I

4

PSYC 10524Principles of Behavior II

4

Plus

PSYC 30503Behavioral Research

3

PSYC 40993Senior Seminar in Psychology

3

At least one course must be taken from each of the five areas listed under the BS degree requirements.

A maximum of 6 hours of research may be applied to the 30 minimum required hours in psychology, but additional hours may be taken as electives.

PSYC 40313Research in Neuroscience

3

PSYC 40323Research in Psychology of Learning

3

PSYC 40333Research in Social Psychology

3

PSYC 40343Development/Cognitive Research

3

Associated Requirement:

A minor or second major is required for the BA in psychology.

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3