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Psychology, B.A.

Undergraduate Degree Requirements:

The BA in Psychology requires 58 hours, composed of 14 or 15 four-credit lecture or seminar courses (depending on options) plus one two-credit laboratory course.

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Three core courses (12 credits --all three are required):                                                  

 Three experimental courses from this list (12 credits):                                                 (prerequisite or corequisite: PSYC 243)

 One corresponding laboratory course from this list (2 credits):                                prerequisite: PSYC 344 AND pre/corequisite:corresponding experimental course

 400-level courses (8 or 12 credits; see below for the two options to fulfill this requirement):

 Six courses in science and mathematics electives (24 credits):


Read through the advising resources available on this site and if you still have questions on requirements, DARS, courses, etc., we encourage you to see the academic adviser or one of the peer advisers.


Important Notes about the major:


To declare a major in Psychology:

If you're interested in declaring a major in Psychology or ABA, we encourage you to do so by the end of your sophomore year. Transfer students intending to major in psychology should contact the Psychology Department's academic advisor when you arrive on campus. Contact or come to our Advising Office located in Science IV, room 230B.

• To declare your major in Psychology you must have earned a C or higher in both PSYC 111 and PSYC 243 (2007 Bulletin).


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Last Updated: 4/2/14