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Psychology (B.A.)(Fall 2008)

Administered by Department of Psychology

Effective Fall 2008

In addition to university general education requirements, the program of study in psychology requires a minimum of 36 semester hours from the courses specified below:

Freshman/Sophomore years: core courses (18 semester hours) (Note: 48.281 and 48.282 must be taken sequentially. A grade of C or higher is required in 48.101, 48.160 and 48.281)

48.101 General Psychology

48.160 Basic Statistics

48.281 Experimental Psychology: Methodology

48.282 Experimental Psychology: Applications

Choose two from the following four courses:

48.211 Child Psychology or 48.212 Adolescence
48.253 Social Psychology
48.311 Adulthood and Aging

Junior/Senior years - content courses (12 semester hours)

Choose two from the following three courses:

48.360 Cognitive Psychology
48.375 Psychology of Learning
48.380 Behavioral Neuroscience

Choose one of the following three courses:

48.335 Abnormal Psychology
48.337 Developmental Psychopathology
48.436 Theories of Personality

Choose one from the following six courses:

48.321 Psychological Tests and Measurements
48.340 Community Psychology
48.350 Psychology of Sex and Gender
48.439 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
48.476 Principles of Behavior Modification

Senior year - capstone courses (6 semester hours)

Choose two courses from the following seven courses:

48.341 Theory and Practice of Academic Psychology
48.356 Psychology of Motivation
48.401 History of Psychology
48.406 Psychology Seminar
48.464 Advanced Experimental Design
48.466 Independent Study in Psychology
48.497 Practicum in Psychology