2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, BS

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To satisfy requirements for graduation, students majoring or minoring in psychology must earn a grade of no less than C- in all psychology courses that are applied to the major or minor.

All psychology majors are required to take the 27 credits of core requirements and 13 credits of area requirements and 6 credits of psychology electives.


Civitae Core Requirements (39-40 credits)

Civitae Core Curriculum  

Psychology majors are required to take the following Civitae Core courses satisfying major requirements as also satisfying their respective Civitae Core requirements:

  • MATH 171  can satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning Pillar requirement
  • PSYC 101  can satisfy the Scientific Reasoning Pillar requirement

Courses satisfying major requirements that are designated as Civitae Core courses subsequent to the print deadline of this Catalog will not appear in the above listings but will be eligible to also satisfy Civitae Core requirements, subject to the same rules as the others.  (If doing so would otherwise decrease the total credits required for the degree below 120, General Elective credit must be substituted to restore the total.)  

Additional Degree Requirements (3-4 credits)

Psychology majors are required to take one additional course in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Natural Science to earn the Bachelor of Science degree.

Major Requirements (40 credits, plus 6 credits counted in Civitae Core)

Area Requirements (13 credits)

All students must successfully complete at least one class from each area below.

Psychology Elective Requirements (6 credits)

Six credits of electives selected from any of the Psychology courses.

General electives

General Electives for BS in Psychology: 36-38 credits

Total credits required

BS in Psychology 120

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