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Overview of Major Requirements for Students starting after SU 2011

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The courses that are italicized are offered at the Mansfield Campus or are likely to be offered in the near future.
 

Overview of Major Requirements

Psychology 100(H) / 1100(H): General Psychology is a prerequisite for all psychology coursework. Psychology 100(H) / 1100(H) fulfills both a Social Science and a Social Diversity GEC. This course does not count on the major. Twelve (12) courses of Psychology Department coursework. This coursework is distributed across four categories: Data Analysis & Research Requirements, Core Requirements, Advanced Requirements, and Elective Courses.

 

Section I. Data Analysis & Research Requirements Take both of the courses listed below (Quarter course number/Semester course number)

220 / 2220 Data Analysis in Psychology
300 / 2300 Research in Psychology
 

Section II. Core Requirements Take one course in each of the 4 areas listed below (Quarter course number/Semester course number)

A. Brain & Behavior
305 / 3305 Drugs and Behavior
313 / 3313 Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience
513 / 3513 Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
 

B. Cognitive Psychology
302 / 3302 Perception and Language
310 / 3310 Sensation and Perception
312 / 3312 Memory and Cognition
 

C. Clinical & Developmental Psychology
331(H) / 3331(H) Abnormal Psychology
335 / 3335 Psychology of Adjustment
340(H) / 3340(H) Introduction to Life Span Developmental Psychology
530 / 3530 Theories of Personality
550(H) / 3550(H) Psychology of Childhood
551 / 3551 Adolescence
 

D. Social Psychology
325(H) / 3325(H) Introduction to Social Psychology
367.01 / 2367* Social Psychology
375 / 3375 Stereotyping and Prejudice
 

*If Psychology 367.01 or 2367 is used as a 2nd level writing course for the GE requirement, it also satisfies the Social Psychology core requirement. However, the credits are not applied to the total credits for the major.

 

Section III. Advanced Requirements Take at least two courses, one of which must be a Sequenced Advanced Course. Each Sequenced Advanced Course has a prerequisite course from the Core Areas. In order to complete this requirement, you MUST take the official prerequisite course PRIOR to taking the Sequenced Advanced Course.
 

Sequenced Advanced Courses Required Core Prerequisite
 

Sequenced Advanced CoursesRequired Core Prerequisite
475 / 4475 The Self 325(H) / 3325(H) or 367.01 / 2367 or 375 / 3375
501 / 4501 Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience 313 / 3313
510 / 4510 Cognitive Psychology Laboratory 302 / 3302 or 310 / 3310 or 312 /3312 and 220 / 2220 and 300 / 2300

518 / 4518

Attitudes: Structure, Function, & Consequences

325(H) / 3325(H) or 367.01 / 2367 or 375 / 3375

520 / 4520 Social Psychology Laboratory 325(H) / 3325(H) or 367.01 / 2367 or 375 / 3375 and 220 / 2220 and 300 / 2300
532 / 4532 Clinical Psychological Science 331(H) / 3331(H)
540 / 4540 Counseling Psychology 331(H) / 3331(H) or 335 / 3335 or 530 / 3530
554 / 4554 Language Development 550(H) / 3550(H) or 371(H) / 2371(H)
630 / 4630 Attitudes and Persuasion 325(H) / 3325 or 367.01 / 2367 or 375 / 3375
600 / 5600 Psychobiology of Learning & Memory 305 / 3305 or 313 / 3313
606 / 5606 High Level Vision 310 / 3310
652 / 5652 Behavior Modification with Children 331(H) / 3331(H) or 335 / 3335
681 / 5681 Development and Psychopathology 550(H) / 3550(H)
684 / 5684 Psychology of Delinquency 551 / 3551



Advanced Courses


309 / 3309 Human Motor Control and Learning
485 / 3485 Psychology and the Law
505 / 3505 The History of Psychology
508(H) / 3508(H) Psychology of Judgment and Decision-Making
511 / 4511 Psychological Testing
515 / 4515 Psychology of Emotions
521 / 4521 Personnel Psychology
522 / 4522 Organizational Psychology
525 / 4525 Psychology of Personal Security: Global and Local Perspectives
531 / 4531 Health Psychology
543 / 4543 Psychology of Gender
545 / 4545 Cross-Cultural Psychology
552 / 4552 Psychology of the Adult Years
555 / 4555 Adolescent Sexuality
571 / 4571 Psychology of Developmental Disabilities
601 / 5601 Comparative Psychology
608 / 5608 Introduction to Mathematical Models
609 / 5609 Introduction to Mathematical Models in Experimental Psychology
612 / 5612 Introduction to Cognitive Science
613H / 5613H Biological Psychiatry
615 / 5615 Psychology of Language
616 / 5616 Models of Language
617 / 5617 Models of Memory
5621 Introduction to Event Related Potentials
717.01 / 5717 Interdisciplinary Seminar on Autism Spectrum Disorders
717.03 / 5718 Developmental Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
726 / 5726 Seminar in Behavioral Neuroscience
737 / 5737 Proseminar in Cognitive Science

 

Section IV. Elective Courses To reach the 12 courses required for the Psychology Major, you may take any additional courses from Sections II, III, or IV.

301 / 2301 Psychology of Extraordinary Beliefs
303 / 2303 Positive Psychology
311 / 2311 Psychology of Motivation
333.02 / 2333 Psychology of Human Sexuality
350 / 2350 Contemporary Developmental Psychology
376 / 2376 Interpersonal Relationships
420 / 2420 Psychology Applied to Sport
462 / 2462 Psychology of Creativity
371 / 2371 Language and the Mind
489 / 3191 Internship in Psychology
Up to 3 credit hrs of EITHER Psychology 489 / 3191 OR 693.xx / 3193.xx may apply to major
693.xx / 3193.xx Individual Studies
Up to 3 credit hrs of EITHER Psychology 693.xx / 3193.xx OR 489 / 3191 may apply to major
321(H) / 3321(H) Quantitative and Statistical Methods in Psychology
594 / 3594 Group Studies
624 / 3624 Primate Cognition
699 / 4998 Undergraduate Research in Psychology
Up to 3 credit hrs of Psychology 699 / 4998 may apply to major
4999.01 Thesis Research I
4999.01H Honors Research I
Up to 3 credit hrs of EITHER Psychology 4999.01(H) OR 4999.02(H) may apply to major
4999.02 Thesis Research II
4999.02H Honors Research II
Up to 3 credit hrs of EITHER Psychology 4999.01(H) OR 4999.02(H) may apply to major
797 / 5797 Study at a Foreign Institution

 

Section V. Other Course Offerings The courses in this Section DO NOT count toward the major, but may apply to your GE requirements.

389 / 2389 Career Exploration in Psychology
597.03 / 4597.01 Aging, Health, and Psychological Functioning in the Modern World
597.04 / 4597.02 Technology, Efficiency, and Happiness

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