The Psychology major requires a minimum of 34 credits with a maximum of 41 credits in an academic program which is developed in consultation with a faculty advisor and include the following required courses:
Students select seven to nine elective courses to complete the Psychology major. In consultation with their advisor, students are also advised to choose electives appropriate to educational and vocational goals.
In addition to maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in Psychology courses, students entering in Fall ‘04 or beyond, must earn a C- or higher in each of the five required Psychology courses. Please consult the general School of Arts & Sciences Academic Regulations for information on the process and regulations regarding repeating a class.
Senior Psychology majors who have a cumulative index of 3.5 in courses in Psychology and who have satisfactorily completed the requirements of PSY 490 Departmental Honors Thesis will be awarded departmental honors upon graduation.
Students interested in earning a M.S. in School Psychology can apply for the accelerated 5-year program. This program allows students to complete a B.A. in Psychology and a M.S. in School Psychology in 5 years.