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2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Co-Op

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Major Course Sequence

1. General Education Prerequisites: 3 hr total (must take before any Major Psychology course):

PSY 1301   Introduction to the Psychological Sciences (3 hr)

2. Major Psychology Courses (41 credit hours minimum)

                 A. Core Psychology Courses: 16 hr total (must take each of the following courses):

PSY 2430   Writing for the Psychological Sciences (4 hr)

PSY 3402   Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology I (4 hr)

PSY 4330   Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology II (4 hr)*

PSY 4440   Senior Seminar in Psychology (4 hr)*

Note: PSY 2340 and PSY 3402  may be taken at the same time.


B.        Foundations Courses: 15 hr total (must take 2 courses from 2 foundation areas and 1 course from 1 foundation area below):

Biological and Cognitive Foundations

               PSY 3301  Biological Psychology

               PSY 3305  Motivation and Emotion

               PSY 3308  Cognitive Psychology

               PSY 3346  Principles of Learning

               PSY 3348  Sensation and Perception

Social and Developmental Foundations

               PSY 3302   Adolescence

               PSY 3303  Aging

               PSY 3307  Social Psychology

               PSY 3309  Cross-Cultural Psychology

               PSY 2336  Lifespan Development

Community, Health, and Counseling Foundations

               PSY 3321   Introduction to Community Psychology

               PSY 3306  Abnormal Psychology

               PSY 2316  Health Psychology

               PSY 3316  Principles of Psychological Testing

               PSY 4331  Counseling Psychology

C.           Seminar Courses with Labs: 4 hr total (must take 1 seminar course with lab from the list below:

               PSY 4409  Seminar in Biological Psychology (4 hr)

               PSY 4405  Seminar in Cognitive Psychology (4 hr)

               PSY 4407  Seminar in Community Psychology (4 hr)

               PSY 4411  Seminar in Counseling Psychology (4 hr)

               PSY 4439  Seminar in Social Psychology (4 hr)

D.           Electives in PSY: 6 hr total (take any 2 psychology courses not taken above).

*These courses must be taken after the student receives a C grade or better in PSY 2430  , Writing for the Psychological Sciences, and PSY 3401, Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology I. All other courses may be taken concurrently in any given semester after Introduction to Psychological Sciences is completed.

No minor is required from another discipline if a student majors in Psychology.

Number of Semester Hours Required for the Major

Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts with a major in the psychological sciences are required to take 41 semester hours in the discipline beyond the General Education course Introduction to the Psychological Sciences (PSY 1301  ).

The 41 hours counted toward program completion in the psychological sciences must have a grade or “C” or better. See paradigm or major courses above.

Minor in Psychology: Requirements

A minimum of 18 semester hours is required for a minor in Psychology. PSY 1301  is prequisite to nearly all other courses in psychology. Minors may not enroll in PSY 2430  , PSY 3402  , PSY 4330  , PSY 4440  , PSY 4453 or PSY 4336  .

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