Requirements for Admission to the Psychology Major
Students must have 15 credits overall, a passing grade in General Psychology (PSYC 101), and a cumulative GPA of 2.50 in order to be eligible for entrance into the major. Transfer students are special cases and will be considered on an individual basis.
Requirements for Graduation from the Psychology Major Starting in
The psychology major consists of a minimum of 39 credits.
A. Core Courses-9 credits
PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 cr
PSYC 250 Psychological Statistics 3 cr
PSYC 300 Research Methods 3 cr
Majors may NOT substitute a Statistics or Research Methods course from a different discipline for PSYC 250 or PSYC 300.
PSYC 205 Cognitive Psychology 3 cr
PSYC 210 Introduction to Human Development 3 cr
PSYC 220 Social Psychology 3 cr
PSYC 260 Psychology of Personality 3 cr
C. Depth Courses (psychology courses numbered 301 and above)-15
Note: Psyc 410 and 499 do not count as depth courses.
D. Elective Course - 3 credits
Any 200-level, 300-level, or 400-level course offered by the Psychology department that is not required for the major.