There are several curriculum options listed on this page for different opportunities with Psychology. BA, BS, Law 3+3 and Pre-Med curricula included. Please scroll down to find the one you are interested in. 

 

BA PSYCHOLOGY - CLINICAL AND COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 2001 Brain and Behavior 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4           Modern Language 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Modern Language 3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4         PSYC 3131 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3
  PSYC 2311 Abnormal Psychology 3           Clinical Psych Elective^ 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      16             15
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3         PSYC Physiological cognate & Lab (3301/3351) 4
    Elective 3           Clinical Psych Elective^ 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      16             14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
      13             14
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
^Departmentally approved elective from PSYC or SOC                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BA degree - see Degree Works for details
• 4 Humanities • 2 Fine Arts • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Social Science                       

BA PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM     

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 2001 Brain and Behavior 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4           Modern Language 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Modern Language 3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
      15             16
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
  PSYC  Clinical/Social cognate (2311/3011/3111) 3         PSYC  Physiological cognate & Lab ( 3301/3351) 4
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      16             14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1         PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
      13             14
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161,PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BA degree - see Degree Works for details
• 4 Humanities • 2 Fine Arts • 1 Communication Studies • 1 Social Science                       

BS PSYCHOLOGY - BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE CURRICULUM   

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 2001 Brain and Behavior 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4           Distribution Requirement 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC 3151 Learning & Behavior & Lab 4         PSYC 3251 Cognitive Psychology & Lab 4
  PSYC Clinical/Social cognate (2311/3011/3111) 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
      16             16
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
  PSYC 3301 Sensation & Perception & Lab 4         PSYC 3351 Physiological Psychology & Lab 4
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      14           Elective 3
                    14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1           Elective 3
  PSYC 4351 Psychopharmacology 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      13             15
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Mathematics/Statistics • 1 Natural Sciences • 1 Math/Stat/Natural Science • 1 Social Science                       

BS PSYCHOLOGY - CLINICAL COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 2001 Brain and Behavior 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4           Distribution Requirement 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4         PSYC 3131 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3
  PSYC 2311 Abnormal Psychology 3           Clinical Psych elective^ 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
      16             15
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
    Clinical Psych elective^ 3         PSYC Physiological cognate & Lab (3301/3351) 4
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      16             14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
      13             14
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
^Departmentally approved elective from PSYC or SOC                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Mathematics/Statistics • 1 Natural Sciences • 1 Math/Stat/Natural Science                    

BS PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM   

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 2001 Brain and Behavior 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4           Distribution Requirement 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
      15             16
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
  PSYC  Clinical/Social cognate (2311/3011/3111) 3         PSYC  Physiological cognate & Lab ( 3301/3351) 4
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
      16             14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1         PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
      13             14
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Mathematics/Statistics • 1 Natural Science • 1 Math/Stat/Natural Science                        

BA LAW 3+3 IN PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM           

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 2001 Brain and Behavior 3
  PSYC 1001 Psychology 3         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4           Modern Language 3
  ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Modern Language 3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
      15             16
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1         PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC  Physiological cognate & Lab ( 3301/3351) 4
  PSYC  Clinical/Social cognate (2311/3011/3111) 3         PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Elective 3
    Elective 3           Elective (at least 2 hours) 2
      14             13
YEAR 4                  
    Law/4th year coursework 15           Law/4th year coursework 15
      15             15
                     
                     
                     
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BA degree - see Degree Works for details
• 4 Humanities • 2 Fine Arts • 1 Communication Studies • 1 Social Science                       

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY PRE-MED CURRICULUM 

Suggested Curriculum             2021-2022 Academic Year
FALL SEMESTER       SPRING SEMESTER
YEAR 1                
  PSYC 0011 Psychology Major Orientation 1         PSYC 1001 Psychology 3
  PSYC 2401 Stats for Behavioral Sciences & Lab* 4         BIOL 1401 Bio 2: Biodiversity, Organismal Bio, & Ecol 4
  BIOL 1301 Biology 1: Cells, Molecules, & Evolution 4         CHEM 1741 General Chemistry 2  4
  CHEM 1731 General Chemistry 1  4         CHEM 1761 General Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  CHEM 1751 General Chemistry 1 Lab 1         ENGL 1221 Writing Seminar 3
  TREX 1001 Transitions Experience Course  3             15
      17              
YEAR 2                  
  PSYC Cognitive cognate & Lab (3151/3251) 4         PSYC  Dev. cognate (2161/2171/3171)** 3
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3
  CHEM 2511 Organic Chemistry 1 3         CHEM 2521 Organic Chemistry 2 3
  CHEM 2551 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 1         CHEM 2561 Organic Chemistry 2 Lab 1
  PHYS 2111 General Physics 1 3         PHYS 2121 General Physics 2 3
  PHYS 2341 General Physics Lab 1 1         PHYS 2351 General Physics 2 Lab 1
      15             14
YEAR 3                  
  PSYC 3401 Experimental Psychology & Lab 4         PSYC  Clinical/Social cognate (2311/3011/3111) 3
  PSYC PSYC elective 2xx1 or higher 3         PSYC  Physiological cognate & Lab ( 3301/3351) 4
  CHEM 3111 Biochemistry 3         PSYC 4951 Capstone 1 1
  SOC Sociology elective 3           Distribution Requirement 3
    Diverse Cultures Seminar 3           Distribution Requirement 3
      16             14
YEAR 4                  
  PSYC 4961 Capstone 2 1           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective 3
    Distribution Requirement 3           Elective (at least1 1 hour) 1
    Elective 3             13
      16              
             
This should be used as a guide only.  Semester offerings are subject to change. Minimum Required Hours = 120
*Fulfills a MATH/STAT distribution requirement.                
**Development across the Lifespan (PSYC 2151) is designed for non-psychology majors.  Psychology majors who are interested in developmental psychology should take courses within the developmental sequence (PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171).  Students taking PSYC 2151 should not take PSYC 2161, PSYC 2171, or PSYC 3171 and vice-versa.
ENGL 3271 - Literature and Medicine is suggested as a Humanity Distribution Requirement
                     
Distribution Requirements for this BS degree - see Degree Works for details
• 3 Humanities • 1 Fine Art • 1 Communication Studies  • 1 Mathematics/Statistics