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Program Requirements

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of these courses also satisfy those requirements.

  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • PSY 105 General Psychology Laboratory
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 200 Careers in Psychology
  • PSY 201 Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • PSY 220 Social Psychology
  • PSY 230 Abnormal Psychology or PSY 240 Personality Theories
  • PSY 250 Biological Bases of Behavior
  • PSY 260 Introduction to Learning and Cognition
  • PSY 302 Research Design for Psychology
  • Three (3) psychology 300/400-level electives, one must be a Writing-Intensive (WI) course
  • PSY 400 Internship or PSY 405 General Psychology Laboratory Instructor Practicum
  • PSY 497 Senior Seminar

Psychology Minor Requirements

  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • PSY 105 General Psychology Laboratory
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development,
  • One of the following courses (3 credits): PSY 220 Social Psychology, PSY 230 Abnormal Psychology, PSY 240 Personality Theories,
  • One of the following courses (3 credits): PSY 250 Biological Bases of Behavior, PSY 260 Learning and Cognition
  • One (1) psychology course at or above the 300-level

Forensic Psychology Minor Requirements

This minor is open only to Psychology majors.

Take one of the following:

  • SOC 131 Principles of Sociology in Global Perspective
  • SOC 200 Law and Society in Global Perspective
  • SOC 203 The Global Village

Take all of the following:

  • PSY 326 Forensic Psychology
  • PSY 332 Psychology of Addictions
  • CJ 209 The Criminal Justice System
  • LA 302 Criminal Litigation
  • CJ 311 Correctional Institutions
  • CJ 305 Criminology
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