CAS Core Requirements Credits
Total 42-46
PSY Majors must take PSY 250 as one of their SGA courses  
PSY Majors must take EXP courses outside of the Psychology Department for their Core requirement  
PSY Majors are encouraged to take MAT 120 as their Math core  
Psychology Program Required Courses Credits
PSY 105 - Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 225 - Psychology Statistics 3
PSY 285 - Research Methods 3
PSY 300 - Psychology Internship I 3
PSY 405 - Special Topics Seminar 3
PSY 205 - Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 255 - Social Psychology 3
PSY 350 - Theories of Personality 3
PSY 365 - Biological Bases of Behavior 3
PSY 380 - Learning/Conditioning and Behavior Modification or PSY 384/384L - Animal Learning and Behavior 3–4
PSY 383 - Memory and Cognition 3
Three open PSY or NEU electives (at the 200 level or higher) for a total of 9 credits. Course options include the below 9
PSY 212 Positive Psychology  
PSY 215 Psychology of Gender  
PSY 226 Motivation & Emotion  
PSY 235 Health Psychology  
PSY 236 Mental Health & Society  
PSY 245 Evolutionary Psychology  
PSY 252 Forensic Psychology  
PSY 254 Cultural Psychology  
PSY 275 Intro Tech in Animal Behavior  
PSY 290 Developmental Psychopathology  
PSY 295 Listening/Communication Skills  
PSY 305 Special Topics  
PSY 310 Children and Stress  
PSY 316 Psychology of Consciousness  
PSY 318 Community Psychology  
PSY 325 Psychology of Aging  
PSY 335 Comparative Animal Behavior  
PSY 345 Sports Psychology  
PSY 362 Animal Cognition  
PSY 364 Soc and Emotion Dev in Childhood  
PSY 370 Drugs, Society, and Behavior  
PSY 375 Trauma and Health  
PSY 400 Psychology Internship II  
PSY 410 Theory/Res/Pract Couns Psych  
PSY 430 Intro to Art Therapy  
PSY 450 Fourth-year Thesis  
PSY 486 Adv Research in Psychology  
NEU 205 Introduction to Neurobiology  
NEU 205L Introduction to Neurobiology lab  
NEU 306 Behavioral/Cognitive Neuro  
NEU 306L Behavioral/Cognitive Neuro Lab  
NEU 410 Neurobiology of Mental Illness  
Program Minimum Required Total Credits 42-43
Open Elective Courses (needed to reach 120 credits) Variable
Minimum Required Total Credits  120

Students wishing to pursue teacher certification in Psychology can complete a double major with Psychology and Secondary Education or a major in Secondary Education and a concentration in Psychology. For more information, see the Secondary Education catalog page.

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

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