Academics

Psychology Major/Minor Requirements

Psychology Major: Required Courses

A major in psychology consists of at least 36 credits in psychology:

  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 210 Psychological Research Methods
  • PSY 260 Personality Theories
  • PSY 395 History & Systems
  • PSY 411 Experimental Psychology

Psychology Major: Collateral Requirement

  • MAT 117 Statistics (this does not count toward the 36 credits for the major)
  • At least seven electives in psychology


Psychology Minor: Required Courses

A minor in psychology consists of at least 21 credits in psychology:

  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 210 Psychological Research Methods
  • At least five electives in psychology


Psychology Teaching Major: Required Courses

A teaching major in psychology consists of 36 credits:

  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 210 Psychological Research Methods
  • PSY 260 Personality Theories
  • PSY 395 History & Systems
  • PSY 411 Experimental Psychology

Psychology Teaching Major: Collateral Courses

  • MAT 117 Statistics. This does not count towards the 36 credits in psychology.
  • At least seven electives in psychology


Psychology Teaching Minor: Required Courses

A teaching minor in psychology consists of 24 credits:

  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
    PSY 210 Psychological Research Methods
  • PSY 260 Personality Theories

Psychology Teaching Minor: Collateral Courses

  • MAT 117 Statistics. This does not count towards the 24 credits in psychology.
  • At least five electives in psychology (a minimum of two courses from the 100-200 level offerings and a minimum three courses from the 300-400 level offerings.