Psychology B.A. Curriculum Overview

Required courses:

PSY 150 General Psychology 3
PSY 220 Human Lifespan Development 3
PSY 228 Abnormal Psychology 3
MTH 270/ANT/PSY/SOC 235 Statistics 4
PSY 240 Research Methods 3
PSY 280 Intercultural Psychology 3
PSY 328 Personality Theory 3
PSY 335 Physiological Psychology 3
PSY 336 Learning Theory 3
PSY 337 Cognitive Processes 3
PSY 345 Social Psychology 3
PSY 348 Scientific Writing 3
PSY 350 Junior Seminar 3
PSY 497 Senior Capstone I 4
PSY 498 Senior Capstone II 4

Psychology Electives (15 units, with no more than 6 units from 200-level courses)*:

PSY 200 OR PSY 205 Child Psychology OR Child & Adolescent Development
PSY 210 Adult Development & Aging
PSY 222 Psychology of Gender
PSY 230 Drug Use & Abuse
PSY 310 Positive Psychology
PSY 315 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSY 330 Forensic Psychology
PSY 340 Foundations of Counseling
PSY 370 Psychology of Health & Wellness
PSY 380 Applied Intercultural Psychology
PSY 385 Psychological Perspectives on the Arts
PSY 400 Community Psychology
PSY 410 Motivation and Emotion
PSY 415 Tests & Measurements
PSY 420 Advanced Child Development
PSY 430 Psychology’s Perspective on Film
PSY 440 Psychology’s Perspective on Literature
PSY 450 Psychology of Place
PSY 460 Psychology of Creativity
PSY 470 Sports Psychology
PSY 291/391/491 Internship
PSY 296/396/496 Practicum
* Courses are worth 3 units each.

Free Electives (15-23 units):

Students choose from courses in the university catalog in order to bring their total unit count to 120.

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