Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.

 

 

Core Courses

34

PSY 200

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 250

Literacy in Psychology

3

PSY 258

Beyond the Undergraduate Degree

3

PSY 309

Statistics-Research Methods I

4

PSY 310

Statistics-Research Methods II

3

PSY 499

Senior Exit Course in Psychology

0

Together with your advisor, select one course from each of the following areas:                                            

 

Biological Bases of Behavior

 

PSY 311

Physiological Psychology

3

PSY 315

Sensation and Perception

3

Students in the substance abuse or brain and cognitive science concentrations must select PSY 311.

 

Cognition/Learning

 

PSY 317/317L

Cognitive Psychology

4

PSY 322

Cognitive Development

3

PSY 333

Comparative Psychology

3

Developmental

 

PSY 312

Infant and Child Development

3

PSY 314

Adolescent and Adult Development

3

PSY 316

Aging and Senescence

3

Students in the child and family psychology must select PSY 312; students in the psychology of the workplace concentration must select PSY 314.

 

Social/Personality

 

PSY 300

Social Psychology

3

PSY 305

Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 308

Abnormal Psychology

3

Students in the substance abuse, autism spectrum, psychiatric rehabilitation, forensic, or workplace concentrations must select PSY 308 in this area.

 

Skills

 

PSY 318

Introduction to School Psychology

3

PSY 319

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3

PSY 399

Research Development Skills

3

PSY 405

Psychological Interviewing and Reporting

3

PSY 406

Introduction to Behavior Therapy

3

PSY 490

Clinical Psychology

3

PSY 590

Tests and Measurements

3

Students in the substance abuse concentration must select PSY 490; students in the child and family concentration must select PSY 406; students in the workplace concentration must select PSY 405

 

Select one of the following concentrations:

 

General Psychology

9

Autism Spectrum Disorders

12

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

15-16

Child and Family Psychology

12

Forensic Psychology

12

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

15

Substance Abuse

12

Workplace Psychology

12

Capstone

3

PSY 349

Applied Learning in Psychology

3

PSY 400

Senior Seminar

3

PSY 419

Research Development Skills

3

PSY 579

Applied Learning in Psychology

3

Free Electives

28-35

General Education Requirements

39

Total Hours

120


 

General Psychology

 

 

Psychology Electives

 

At least 3 hours must be numbered 400 or above. (PSY 280, PSY 402 and PSY 403 may not be used as psychology electives)

9

Total Hours

9

 


 

Autism Spectrum Disorders

 

PSY 312

Infant and Child Development

3

PSY 406

Introduction to Behavior Therapy

3

PSY 408

Child Psychopathology

3

PSY 477

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

3

Total Hours

12

 

 

Child and Family Psychology

 

PSY 314

Adolescent and Adult Development

3

PSY 405

Psychological Interviewing and Reporting

3

PSY 408

Child Psychopathology

3

Together with your advisor, select one of the following:

 

PSY 318

Introduction to School Psychology

3

PSY 321

Psychological Perspectives of Parenting and Child Care

3

PSY 377

Psychology of Adoption

3

Total Hours

12

 

 

 

 

 

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

 

PSY 315

Sensation and Perception

3

PSY 317

Cognitive Psychology

3

PSY 513

Mind and Brain

3

Together with your advisor, select one of the following:

 

PSY 322

Cognitive Development

3

PSY 333

Comparative Psychology

3

Together with your advisor, select one of the following:

 

BIO 171

Human Anatomy

3

BIO 301

Human Physiology

3

BIO 371

Neuroanatomy

3

CSC 160

Introduction to Web Programming

3

MAT 234

Calculus I

4

PHI 352

Theory of Knowledge

3

Total Hours

15-16

 

 

Forensic Psychology

 

PSY 300

Social Psychology

3

PSY 305

Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 314

Adolescent and Adult Development

3

PSY 466

Forensic Psychology

3

Total Hours

12

 

Substance Abuse

 

PSY 305

Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 405

Psychological Interviewing and Reporting

3

PSY 406

Introduction to Behavior Therapy

3

PSY 429

Psychological Perspectives on Substance Abuse

3

Total Hours

12

 

Psychiatric Rehabilitation

 

PSY 337

Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation

3

PSY 349

Applied Learning in Psychology

3

PSY 405

Introduction to Interviewing/Therapy

3

PSY 429

Psychological Perspectives on Substance Abuse

3

PSY 437

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Competencies

3

Total Hours

15

 

Workplace Psychology

 

PSY 300

Social Psychology

3

PSY 305

Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 319

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

3

PSY 590

Tests and Measurements

3

Total Hours

12