Major Courses - 44-45 hours
PSY 103Introduction to Psychology (3) S
PSY 103HHON:Intro Psychology (3) S
PSY 204Lifespan Development (4) S
PSY 205Child/Adolescent Development (3) S
PSY 208Social Psychology (3) S
PSY 310Cognition & Memory (3) S
PSY 340Abnormal Psychology (3) S
PSY 360Biological Psychology (4) S
PSY 375Research I (4)
PSY 376Research II (3)
PSY 400Senior Thesis (3)
PSY Choose five PSY courses (15 credit hours), excluding PSY 396 and 496; may include up to 3 hours of PSY 389 or PSY 399.
Cognate Courses- 7 hours
MTH 176Stats I With SPSS (3) MA
BIO 131Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) N
ECO 201Economic Issues (3) S
PHI 200Perspectives on Human Nature (3) P
SOC 202Race, Class, Gender (3) S
SOC 204Cultural Anthropology (3) S
Residency requirement -- A minimum of 15 credit hours in psychology work must be completed at the College of Mount St. Joseph prior to the awarding of a psychology degree.
Students who successfully complete the psychology major will be able to:
- demonstrate undergraduate level knowledge of major terms, concepts and theories relevant to disciplines.
- assess claims and make judgments on the basis of well-supported reasons.
- design and conduct empirical research and write scientific research reports at an undergraduate level.
- understand and appreciate the structure and operation of the psychology program.