General Experimental Curriculum

Curriculum: M.A. or M.S. in General Experimental Psychology

Program Information and Admission Requirements

CIP 42.2704

Total Course Requirements...................................... 31 hours

Foundations of Behavior
PSY 621 Biological Bases of Behavior
PSY 622 Cognitive Bases of Behavior
PSY 623 Social Bases of Behavior
PSY 624 Developmental Bases of Behavior

Research Foundations
PSY 610 Graduate Seminar in General Experimental Psychology
PSY 651 Correlational Research Design and Statistics
PSY 652 Univariate Research Design and Statistics
PSY 698 & PSY 699 Thesis
600-level PSY courses approved by graduate training committee (6 hrs)

Other Degree Requirements
• Oral defense and examination of the thesis.
• Competency in an approved foreign language (M.A. only).


The listed requirements provide 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 MSU Bulletin applicable at the time of the student's enrollment.