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Requirements: Major in Psychology (B.A. or B.Sc.)

  1. Students may Major in Psychology as part of either a B.A. or a B.Sc. program. All Majors are required to complete a minimum of 42 credit hours of Psychology as listed below:
    1. Psychology 1000, 1001, 2520, 2570, 2910, 2911
    2. Twelve credit hours in Psychology chosen from the following: 3050, 3100, 3250, 3350, 3450, 3620, 3650, 3750, 3800 or 3801.
    3. Twelve credit hours of 4000-level courses in Psychology, of which at least one must be a research experience course and one
      must be a selected topics course.


  2. Psychology Majors following the B.Sc. program are also required to complete the following:
    1. Mathematics 1000 (or equivalent).
    2. Biology 1001 and 1002
    3. Either Chemistry 1010 and 1011 (or 1050 and 1051); OR Physics 1020 (or 1050) and 1021 (or 1051)
    4. Six credit hours of laboratory courses at the 2000 level or above in one of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.
    5. Note: Biology/Psychology 3750 and Biology/Psychology 4701 cannot be used to satisfy the requirement of 6 laboratory credit hours at the 2000 level or above in either Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.


  3. Psychology Majors following the B.A. program are also required to complete Mathematics 1000 or two of 1090, 1050, 1051 (or equivalents), and are encouraged to complete at least 6 credit hours in Biology.

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