Jan 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, B.A.


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Minimum number of credits required to graduate:  124

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate:  2.0

Minimum number of credits to complete the major:  44

Major Requirements


This bachelor’s degree program requires a minimum of 124 credits. As part of the overall 124 credit minimum, satisfying the requirements for a major in Psychology includes successful completion of a minimum of 44 credits and all required courses as described below in Psychology and a Cognate course in Biology (for a total minimum of 48 credits) as follows: 

 

Foundational Courses


Cognate Requirement in Biology/Health Sciences


Sequences


This requirement can also be fulfilled by either of the following two-course sequences:

Two Laboratory Courses in Basic Psychological Processes


At Least One Course Related to Psychological Individuation


At Least One Course Related to Social Relations


One of the Following Capstone Options


Further Explorations in Psychology


To complete the required 44 credits in Psychology, students may take a combination of other Psychology courses and/or HSC 2500  ,  a maximum of four credits in Directed Study and/or Directed Research, and the second semester of a 2-semester Senior Capstone Sequence, in consulation with your advisor.

Major GPA. The GPA for the psychology major will be calculated by taking the average of courses designated PSY.

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