Psychology Degrees

Requirements for a B.S. Degree in Psychology:

  • Complete all University requirements for the B.S. in Foundations Courses (40 credits).
  • Complete the requirements for your chosen minor or 2 clusters.
  • Complete the required course work for your major; Emphasis in General Psychology (760-134) or
    Emphasis in I/O Psychology (760-135): 49 credits.  Additional Elective Credits required for Graduation: 31
  • No Double Counting of Major or Minor Courses.
  • No grade below a C- will be counted towards meeting Major and Minor requirements
  • ETS Major Field Test:  Graduating  Seniors are required to take the ETS Major Field Test in order to graduate.
    This needs to be taken their last semester.

B.S. in Psychology
Empasis in General Psychology (760-134)
Total Major Credits: 49
This Major also requires a minor or 2 clusters

Preliminary Psychology Cluster
Before declaring Psychology as your major you must first complete these five courses 
(13 credits):
Math 221c Social Sciences Statistics (3)           
Psych 111 General Psychology (3)
Psych 112 Career Development in Psych (1)
Psych 302 Research Methods (3)              
Psych 311 History and Systems (3)
Core Courses
Take these courses (12 credits):
Psych 201 Developmental Psychology (3)
Psych 350 Social Psychology (3)
Psych 376 Cognition (3)
Psych 485 Experiencing Research (3)
Elective Courses - take 24 Credits:
Students may only take up to 6 credit hours total of Psych 390, 395R, and 498.
Psych 240  Psychology of Effective Living (3)
Psych 310  Culture and Gender (3)
Psych 322  Adult Development (3)
Psych 341  Personality (3)
Psych 342  Abnormal Psychology (3)
Psych 355  Industrial Organizational  
    Psychology (3)
Psych 361  Principles of Behavioral Learning
     (3)
Psych 365  Emotion and Motivation (3)
Psych 370  Sensation and Perception (3)
Psych 378  Psychological Assessment (3)
Psych 384  Behavioral Neurobiology (3)
Psych 390  Special Topics (3)
Psych 395R  Directed Study (1-3)
Psych 498  Internship (1-3)

 

 

B.S. in Psychology
Emphasis in I/O Psychology (760-135)

Total Major Credits: 49
This Major also requires a minor or 2 clusters

Preliminary Psychology Cluster
Before declaring Psychology as your major you must first complete these five courses
(13 credits):
Math 221c Social Sciences Statistics (3)  
Psych 111  General Psychology (3)
Psych 112  Career Development in Psych (1)
Psych 302  Research Methods (3)
Psych 311  History and Systems (3)
Core Courses
Take these courses (12 credits):
Psych 201  Developmental Psychology (3)
Psych 350  Social Psychology (3)
Psych 376  Cognition (3)
Psych 485  Experiencing Research (3)
Emphasis Courses
Take theses courses (12 credits):
CIT 110 (3)
Psych 355  Work Psychology (3)
Psych 365  Emotion and Motivation (3)
Psych 378  Psychological Assessment (3)
Elective Courses
Take theses courses (12 credits):
B321  Organizational Effectiveness (3)
B370  Human Resource Management (3) 
COMM 250  Intro to Organizational 
   Communication (3)
COMM 450 Conflict Management (3)
HS 390  Program Planning and
    Implementation (3)
HS 486  Occupational Safety/Risk  
    Management (3)






Minors

Minor in Psychology (176)
Total Major Credits: 21

Required Courses (6 credits):
Psych 111 General Psychology (3)
Psych 311 History and Systems (3)
Elective Courses (15 Credits):
Psych 201 Developmental Psychology (3)
Psych 240 Psychology of Effective Living (3)
Psych 302 Research Design (3)
Psych 310 Culture and Gender (3)
Psych 322 Adult Development (3)
Psych 341 Personality (3)
Psych 342 Abnormal Psychology (3)
Psych 350 Social Psychology (3)
Psych 355 Work Psychology  (3)
Psych 361 Prin. of Behavioral Learning (3)
Psych 365 Emotion and Motivation (3)
Psych 370 Sensation and Perception (3)
Psych 376 Cognition (3 credits)
Psych 378 Psychological Assessment (3)
Psych 384 Behavioral Neurobiology (3)

 


 

I/O Psychology Minor (218)
Total Major Credits: 23

Required Courses (18 credits):
CIT 110 (3)
COMM 250 Intro to Organizational Comm (3)
Psych 111 General Psychology (3)
Psych 302 Research Methods (3)
Psych 350 Social Psychology (3)
Psych 355  Work Psychology (3)
Elective Courses - take 1 course:
B212 Business Fundamentals 2 (4)
MATH 221B  Biostatistics (3)
MATH 221C Social Sciences Statistics (3)
Supplemental Courses - take 1 course
B321 Organizational Effectiveness (3)
B370 Human Resource Management (3)
COMM 380 Media Research Methods (3)
COMM 450 Conflict Management (3)
HS 390 Program Planning/Implementation
    (3)
HS 391 Research Methods/Program
    Evaluation (3)
HS 486 Occupational Safety/Risk
    Management (3)