Psychology Major Curricula (B.A. and B.S.)

  Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

CIP 42.2799

University Studies Requirements.................................44-47 hrs

Refer to the general requirements for the University Studies Program and electives for the B.A. and B.S. degrees in the current University Bulletin .

For both the B.A. and the B.S. degrees in Psychology, University Studies selections must include:
Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies and Quantitative Skills:
  BIO 101 Biological Concepts or BIO 221 Zoology

Required Courses..............................................................31 hrs
 PSY 100T Transitions
 PSY 180 General Psychology
 PSY 205 Introduction to Writing in the Psychological Sciences
 PSY 260 Lifespan Development
 PSY 300 Principles and Methods of Statistical Analysis
 PSY 301 Principles and Methods of Psychological Research
 PSY 303 Social Psychology
 PSY 307 Abnormal Psychology
 PSY 414 Psychology of Learning and Memory 
 PSY 415 Physiological Psychology
 PSY Capstone Course  chosen from
          PSY 402 (Senior Seminar), PSY 403 (History & Systems of Psychology), PSY 408 (Applied Research Design and
          Analysis), PSY 460 (Directed Individual Study II), or PSY 499 (Senior Thesis)

Required Limited Electives.................................................9 hrs
    PSY electives approved by advisor

Required Minor.............................................................21-24 hrs

Unrestricted Electives.....................................................9-15 hrs

Total Curriculum Requirements......................................120 hrs

 

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the University Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.