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Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Common Core

*University Honors students are not required to complete the capstone in PSY, however it is recommended as an open elective for them. 

Upon faculty approval psychology majors may register for one of the following psychology courses as psychology electives:  PSY 390 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH IN PSYCHOLOGY, PSY 391 DEPARTMENT HONORS THESIS, PSY 396 HONORS IN PSYCHOLOGY, PSY 397 EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING/PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH, PSY 398 TUTORING AND MENTORING IN PSYCHOLOGY, and PSY 399 INDEPENDENT STUDY.

PSY 105 and PSY 106 are not sequential, i.e., one is not a prerequisite for the other. They may be taken in either order. For the research sequence, PSY 240 STATISTICS I must be taken first; PSY 241 RESEARCH METHODS I and PSY 242 RESEARCH METHODS II may be taken in either order. A special note: PSY 340 STATISTICS II, an elective course, may be taken immediately after the completion of PSY 240 STATISTICS I.

Concentration Requirements

Students must complete the requirements for one of the following three concentrations:  General, Cognitive Neuroscience or Healthcare.  Students are limited to only declaring one concentration. ​​​

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