Undergraduate Requirements


Bachelor of Science with a Major in Psychological Sciences

Psychology class

Listed below is a brief summary of the requirements. Minimum grade requirements, course prerequisites, restrictions, and other details are provided in the university's catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor each semester.

  1. Complete the university's core curriculum for Areas A-E (42 semester hours)
  2. Complete Area F for psychology (18 semester hours)
    a. PSYC 1101 (or PSYC 1103)
    b. PSYC 2101
    c. PSYC 2150
    d. Three additional approved lower level electives (see the catalog)
  3. Complete the upper-division major courses (33 semester hours)   
    a. PSYC 3190
    b. PSYC 3121
    c. PSYC 3122
    d. Any two of the following: PSYC 4115, 4125, 4165, 4168, 4173, 4180
    e. Five additional upper-level PSYC courses (3000 or 4000 level)
    f. PSYC 4999
  4. Complete minor (optional) and general elective courses (27 semester hours)



Minor in Psychological Sciences Requirements

To minor in psychological sciences, a student must complete PSYC 1101 and 15 semester hours of upper-level courses. Students are encouraged to consult with a psychology advisor in selecting courses, as there are a number of combinations of courses that emphasize specific educational or vocational goals.

Psychology Courses for the Minor (See the university catalog for course descriptions and prerequisites):

  • PSYC 3121 Quantitative Methods
  • PSYC 3122 Research Methods
  • PSYC 3131 Child and Adolescent Development
  • PSYC 3133 Adult Development and Aging
  • PSYC 3140 Theories of Personality
  • PSYC 3148 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 3180 Drugs and Behavior
  • PSYC 3183 Health Psychology
  • PSYC 3188 Human Sexuality
  • PSYC 3190 Psychological Careers
  • PSYC 3950 Selected Topics
  • PSYC 4115 History and Systems of Psychology
  • PSYC 4125 Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • PSYC 4145 Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 4165 Learning Principles and Applications
  • PSYC 4168 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 4173 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 4178 Psychology in the Workplace
  • PSYC 4180 Biological Psychology
  • PSYC 4950 Selected Topics
  • PSYC 4960 Undergraduate Internship
  • PSYC 4990 Undergraduate Research
  • PSYC 4999 Senior Capstone Experience