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General Psychology Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Science


Total program credits needed for graduation: 180

One academic quarter is 3 months. You will have a 3-week break between each quarter.

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Core Courses

Choose 45 quarter credits with a minimum of 6 quarter credits from each category; see General Education Courses

Required Courses

BIO1000 Human Biology 6 quarter credits
ENG1000 English Composition 6 quarter credits
MAT2001 Statistical Reasoning OR 6 quarter credits
MAT2002 Statistical Reasoning 6 quarter credits
PHI2000 Ethics 6 quarter credits
PSYC1000 Introduction to Psychology OR 6 quarter credits
PSYC1001 Introduction to Psychology 6 quarter credits

Additional Program Requirements

PSYC1003† Developing Psychology Thinking 6 quarter credits

Core Courses

54 quarter credits

PSYC3003‡ Developing a Psychology Perspective OR 6 quarter credits
PSYC3002§ Developing a Psychology Perspective 6 quarter credits
PSYC3210* Human Lifespan Development 6 quarter credits
PSYC3500* Learning and Cognition 6 quarter credits
PSYC3520* Introduction to Social Psychology 6 quarter credits
PSYC3540* Culture, Ethnicity, and Diversity 6 quarter credits
PSYC4100* History and Modern Systems of Psychology 6 quarter credits
PSYC4310* Biological Psychology 6 quarter credits
PSYC4600* Research Methods in Psychology 6 quarter credits
PSYC4700* Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 6 quarter credits

Specialization Courses

Choose an additional 12 quarter credits of psychology courses.

Elective Courses

Choose 63 credits of additional undergraduate courses.

Capstone Course

Taken during learner's final quarter:

PSYC4900 Psychology Capstone Project 6 quarter credits

*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.

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