Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (OLD)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology


IMPORTANT: The requirements listed below are ONLY for students declaring their major prior to Spring 2015. Also, due to changes to the major, please see Course Information for new course numbering.

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in psychology are required to complete a minimum of 12 units, including 101, 204, 205, 450 and one unit chosen of 420 or 430. Of the remaining seven units, two units must be selected from Group A and two from Group B:

Group A: Development-Abnormal-Learning: 210 or 211 or 212 or 215; 230, 290.

Group B: Personality-Social-Physiological-Cognitive: 315 or 325, 330, 340, 350, 360.

The final three units required may be selected from all Psychology courses offered except only one Internship (PSYC 316/317) and only one unit of Mentored Research course (PSYC 318/319, 405/406/407, 495/496/497) may be applied to the major.   PSYC 210 may not be counted towards the major if 215 has been taken.  Students wishing to complete the Concentration in Human Development should take 210 and 211.  It is recommended that students complete at least two 200-level psychology courses before enrolling in courses numbered 300 or higher. INQ 260PY may count as one of the electives.

Enrollment in Internship and Mentored Research
For enrollment in an Internship (PSYC 316/317), a written application must be submitted to the Director of the Internship Program and approved by the department faculty prior to registration. Contact the Internship Director for more information about the application process.  For enrollment in Mentored Research (Research Experience PSYC 305/306, Research Practicum PSYC 318/319, Independent Study PSYC 405/406/407, or an Honors Project PSYC 495/496/497), a written application must be submitted to the department chairperson and approved by the department faculty prior to registration. Information about the application process for Internships and Mentored Research can be found under the Research and Internships section of the department website.