B.A. Psychology Requirements

Requirements

Basic Requirements for Major


Thirty-five credits in Psychology as follows:

  • 1311, 2313, 3425, 3330, 3432, 3339, 4333, 4348
  • 9 credits in advanced psychology electives
  • To satisfy the requirement for a comprehensive examination, majors write a thesis during their senior year. Theses are evaluated by the Psychology faculty and must be completed satisfactorily prior to the oral exam. Oral defense of the thesis in April of the senior year completes the comprehensive requirement.
Year I  
English 1301  English 1302
History 1311  History 1312
Psychology 1311 Theology 1310
Philosophy 1301 Art, Drama, Music, or Math
Language 1301 or 2311 Language 1302 or 2312
Total Credits: 30  

Year II

 
English 2311 English 2312
History 2301 History 2302
Psychology 2313 Life Science
Philosophy 2323 Theology 2311
Art, Drama, Music, or Math Psychology 3425
Total Credits: 31  
Year III  
Psychology 3330 Psychology 3339 or 3432
Psychology 3432 or 3339 Psychology Elective
Psychology Elective 6-credits of Electives
Philosophy 3311 Politics 1311
Language (as needed) or 3-credit Elective Language (as needed) or 3-credit Elective
Economics 1311  
Total Credits: 37  
Year IV  
Psychology 4333 9-credits of Electives
Psychology Elective Psychology 4348
6-credits of Electives Psychology Elective
Physical Science  
   
Total Credits: 31  

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