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

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Psychology Major: B.A. and B.S. Curricula

Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
CIP 42.0101

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

University Studies selections must include:
Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies and Quantitative Skills:
  BIO 101 Biological Concepts
            or 
  BIO 221 Zoology: Animal Form and Function

  Mathematics through at least MAT 117 is required for a B.A.
  BIO 221 and MAT 140 are required for a B.S.

 Required Courses..............................................................31 hrs
 ENG 205 Writing for the Social Sciences
 PSY 099 Transitions
 PSY 180 General Psychology
 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 304 Psychology of Learning and Memory
 PSY 305 Physiological Psychology
 PSY 403 History and Systems of Psychology
 PSY 407 Abnormal Psychology

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 Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.

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