Major & Minor Requirements

Major Sequence:

A minimum of 11 course units in psychology, including:

    • General Psychology (Psychology 100)
    • Statistics (Psychology 227)
    • Research Methods (Psychology 300)
    • Two of the following:
      • Learning and Conditioning (Psychology 211)
      • Perception and Cognition (Psychology 212)
      • Behavioral Neuroscience (Psychology 213)
    • Two of the following:
      • Abnormal Psychology (Psychology 251)
      • Child and Adolescent Development (Psychology 252) or Lifespan Development (Psychology 253)
      • Social Psychology (Psychology 259)
    • One advanced course in Behavioral, Cognitive, or Neuroscience (Psychology 311-329)
    • One advanced course in Clinical, Developmental, or Social (Psychology 351-369)
    • One additional psychology seminar, numbered 301-370, 400, or 497
    • One additional course in psychology (any psychology course except 101 or 202)
    • One psychology course carrying the EXP attribute (does not need to be in addition to above)

Courses outside the department that are required:

  • A Philosophy course or History and Systems of Psychology (Psychology 330)
  • Foundations of Biology for Non-Majors (Neur 110)

Minor Sequence

Six course units of which at least two are upper division.

    1. Requirements include:

      • General Psychology (Psychology 100)
      • Either Psychology 211, 212, or 213
      • Either Psychology 251, 253, or 259
      • Statistics/methodology course. Can choose from: Psychology 227, Biology 323, Economics 227, Sociology 225, Nursing 385, or Political Science 392
      • Two additional Psychology courses numbered 301 or above