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2013–2014 Undergraduate Catalog

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Psychology Minor


  • Students applying for the advanced experience must meet the following requirements: an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3, a GPA of 2.5 in psychology courses, a written statement of long and short term goals submitted to the student’s advisor during the semester preceding the experience. Final admission to the experience will be granted upon written departmental approval. Advanced experience options are PSYC 435 (qualitative and interpretive research), PSYC 481 (practicum in a mental health setting), PSYC 487 (internship in a non-mental-health setting), and PSYC 489 (advanced research).  
  •  Internship candidates (487) should contact their advisor or the campus internship coordinator.   

Psychology Major (Bachelor of Arts or Science)

  • core curriculum and mission seminars – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • major requirements– PSYC 171, 205, 230, 270, 330, 340, 499; MATH 130 or 230 or PSYC 223 or SOCL 223; select one course from PSYC 435, 481, 487, 489 (advanced experience); select one course from BIOP 261, PSYC 261, 305 (biological basis of behavior); select one course from PSYC 304, 351, 352, 365, 422, 424 (clinical and counseling psychology); select one course from PSYC 250, 335, 345, 420 (cognitive and social psychology); select one course from PSYC 220, 310, 320 (developmental psychology)
  • School of Letters and Sciences graduation requirement and final degree requirements – see the degree requirements section of this catalog for specific requirements of this major, the Bachelor of Arts or Science degree, as well as final graduation requirements
    The total credits of the major requirements are 35-40. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 38-52 credits. A total of 128 credits, 43 of which need to be at the 300/400 level, are required to graduate. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.