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booksBachelor of Arts

To earn the B.A. with a major in psychology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (refer to Part 7 of the undergraduate Bulletin) and the College of Arts and Sciences (refer to Part 3 of the undergraduate Bulletin), in addition to fulfilling the following requirements: 

B.A. with a Major in Psychology

(Note: This information is for Bulletins previous to Fall 2013)

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

IPFW General Education Requirements
Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations
COM 114 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
One of the following: 3
ENG W131 Elementary Composition I
ENG W140 Elementary Composition—Honors
One of the following: 3
MA 153 Algebra and Trigonometry I
MA 168 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts Student
STAT 125 Communicating with Statistics
Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences 6
See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses
Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society
See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses
PSY 120 Elementary Psychology (credits included in Major Courses, below) 0
Additional credits in Area III 3
Area IV—Humanistic Thought 6
See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses
Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression 3
See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses
Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in PSY) 3
See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses

 

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements
English Writing  
ENG W233 Intermediate Expository Writing (or other approved writing course) 3
Foreign Language
Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part B 14
Distribution (not in PSY)
Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C 9
Cultural Studies
Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part D 6
Core and Concentration (Major) Courses
PSY 100 Introduction to the Science and Fields of Psychology 1
PSY 120 Elementary Psychology 3
PSY 201 Introduction to Quantitative Topics in Psychology I 3
PSY 203 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 3
PSY 314 Introduction to Learning 3
PSY 329 Psychobiology II: Principles of Psychobiological Psychology 3
PSY 416 Cognitive Psychology 3
Three of the following: 9
PSY 235 Child Psychology*
PSY 240 Introduction to Social Psychology
PSY 350 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 369 Development Across the Lifespan*
PSY 420 Introduction to Personality Theory
*Credit not given for both PSY 235 and PSY 369
One of the following: 3
PSY 441 Advanced Research in Personality and Social Psychology
PSY 480 Field Experience in Psychology
PSY 490 Practicum in Psychology
PSY 499 Honors Thesis in Psychology
PSY 540 History of Psychology
PSY 550 Introduction to Clinical Psychology
Additional credits in psychology at the 200 level or above 9
Successful completion of the Major Field Test in Psychology
General Elective Courses
Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124.
Total 124

books

Bachelor of Arts 

Psychology Minor

Research Certificate