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Major: A minimum of nine courses, including at least eight course credits in Psychology; also one course in statistics (INT 201 or MAT 347-348). The courses in Psychology must include three 200-level and two 300-level courses, plus 394 and 483. The required 200-level and 300-level courses may not include Individual Projects (290/390), Group Projects (289/389), or Internships (280/380). Statistics must be taken before 394. PSY 394 must be completed before the senior year and before 483. PSY 161 is strongly recommended but not required of majors.
Note: Students must take a 200-level course before enrolling in any 300-level course.
Teaching Major: PSY 161, 272, 273, 274, 277, 279, 381, one other 300-level Psychology course, and one course in statistics (INT 201 or MAT 347-348). In addition to the foregoing requirements, prospective teachers must also apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program (preferably at the start of their sophomore year) and complete a second major in Secondary Education described under Education.
Second Teaching Area in Psychology: The following program in conjunction with a teaching major in Anthropology (individualized major), Economics and Business, History, Politics, or Sociology will enable the student to apply for licensure to teach both the major subject and Psychology: PSY 161 and any three of the following Psychology courses: 272, 273, 274, and 277.
Minor: A minimum of five course credits in Psychology which include PSY 161, at least one 200-level course, and two 300-level courses. Although students who are completing the minor are encouraged to enroll in the following courses for their own interest, these courses may not be included in the five course credits required for the minor: PSY 280/380, 290/390, and 394. A student must be a declared major in order to enroll in PSY 483.
161. Fundamentals of Psychological Science
272. Cognitive Psychology
273. Learning and Behavior
274. Social Psychology
276. Multicultural Psychology
277. Child Development
279. Personality Theories
through 360. Advanced Topics in Psychology
374. Psychology of Women and Gender
375. Drugs and Behavior
379. Intimate Relationships
380. Human Services Practicum
381. Abnormal Psychology
382. Counseling and Psychotherapy
384. Industrial and Organizational Psychology
386. Adult Development and Aging
394. Research Methods
483. Senior Seminar
485. Research in Psychology (1/2-1)
511. Extended Research in Psychology
512. Reading and Conversation in Psychology (1/4)