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Psychology Major, BA


This major prepares students for graduate school in both research and applied psychology and for entry-level employment in many fields of human services. 

University Core – (44-55)

Core must include

PSY 112Introduction to Psychology

4 credits

Major Courses – (43-48)

Required Courses: (28-32 credits)

NYC required courses include both PSY 315 and PSY 375 (32 credits)

PLV required courses include PSY 315 or  PSY 323 (28 credits)

PSY 205Statistics in Psychology and Allied Fields

4 credits

PSY 304Social Psychology

4 credits

PSY 308History of Psychology

4 credits

PSY 311Biological Psychology

4 credits

PSY 315Cognitive Psychology

4 credits

PSY 375Lifespan Development Psychology

4 credits

PSY 323Psychology of Learning

3 credits

PSY 380Experimental Psychology I

4 credits

PSY 381Experimental Psychology II

4 credits


Required Major Electives: (12-16 credits)

NY major: Takes approved Group I/II courses on department list (12-16 credits), at least three of which must be from Group I

PLV major: Takes any five 200/300-level PSY courses (15 credits)

Open Electives - (25-45)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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