To graduate with a major in psychology, you must have an overall grade point average of at least 2.00 in all psychology courses. All majors must complete the Major Field Test in psychology during their senior year.

A major must include:

  • PSY-111, 201, 202 and
  • eight additional courses as specified by the 

It is recommended that majors enroll in PSY-201 immediately following PSY-111, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Psychology majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.

Students pursuing the B.S. must also complete:

  • MTH-141 or 150, and
  • at least two courses from the following: 
BIO-111, 221, CHM-110, 115, 120, 210, EES- 110, 112, 113, PHY-111, 112, PSY-320 or SUS-120

It is also recommended that all majors complete as many of the following courses as possible:

  • BIO-111, 221, and 322,
  • COM-101,
  • CSC-105,
  • ENG-210,
  • MTH- 241, and
  • PHL-101

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