Psychology

Psychology major

The department offers a B.A. degree in Psychology that encompasses the following required courses: PSY 1105, 2208, 3216, 3222, 3320, 3327, 3330, 3331, 4000 and a capstone consisting of either PSY 4334/4335, 4435, or four credits of 4555 or 4556 option for double-majors, four credits of PSY electives, and BIO 1102. Only two credits from PSY 2555, 3555, 4444, or 4999 may be applied to the electives requirement, although more credits may be taken if desired.

Students must earn a minimum of  "C" in all courses required for the Psychology Major.

Psychology minor:

The minor in Psychology is structured to provide a sampling of the main areas of psychology. Students choose one four-credit course or two two-credit courses from each of these five areas:

  • PSY 1105 or 2208
  • PSY 3222, 3327, 3328, and/or 3363
  • PSY 3216, 3423, and/or 3424
  • four credits selected by the student from the following: 3216, 3222, 3315, 3320, 3325, 3327, 3328, 3340, 3341, 3363, 3423, 3424, 3430, 3470, 3550,and/or 2777/3777/ 4777 (or any courses that were not already selected in the two advanced catagories above.)
  • PSY 3330, 3331 or 2335

Students must earn a minimum of "C" in all courses required for the Psychology Minor.

Department Chair: Kären Petersen, Ph.D.