Psychology is the study of the behavior of the individual. It is a multifaceted discipline ranging from the study of the biological basis of behavior to the study of the individual in a social context.

minimum of 41 credits for the major in psychology is required. The credits must include:

Core Courses 

21&62:830:101, 102 Principles of Psychology (first or sophomore year) (3,3)

21&62:830:301 Statistical Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences (sophomore or junior year) (4)

21&62:830:302 Experimental Methods for the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences (4)

21&62:830:423 History and Modern Viewpoints in Psychology (3)

Area Requirements 

Any four of the following:

21&62:830:304 Cognitive Processes (3)

21&62:830:308 Critical Thinking

21&62:830:323 Developmental Psychology (3)

21&62:830:335 Social Psychology (3)

21&62:830:369 Abnormal Psychology(3)

21&62:830:372 Perception 21&62:830:484 Physiological Psychology (3)

Electives 12 additional elective credits in psychology

A grade-point average of 2.5 or better in the major is required. For students interested in counseling or social services, a double major with social work provides hands-on opportunities through course work and field experiences. Advising should be obtained from both departments.