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Psychology (B.A.)

Psychology Major Core Requirements
Total units: 49

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Survey of the Field: 12 units

PSYC 103C Introduction to Psychology*: 3 units

PSYC 320 Developmental Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 332 Abnormal Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 345 Theories of Personality: 3 units

Research Component: 10 units

PSYC 220C Researched Writing for Psychology Majors*: 3 units

or ENGL 220C Researched Writing

PSYC 265C Introduction to Statistical Methods*: 3 units

PSYC 381 Research Methods in Psychology: 4 units

Psychological Perspectives: 15 units

Cognitive: PSYC 449: Cognitive Psychology: 3 units

Behavioral: PSYC 350: Principles of Behavior: 4 units

or PSYC 420: Behavior Modification: 3 units

Biological: PSYC 340: Biological Psychology: 3 units

Sociocultural: PSYC 324: Social Psychology: 3 units

Spiritual: PSYC 477C: Psychology and Christianity: 3 units

Application 3 or more units

PSYC 460 Field Practicum 3 units minimum

or both

PSYC 474 Psychological Research I

and PSYC 475 Psychological Research II: 8 units

(with permission of the instructor)

or

PSYC 482 Research in Neuroscience: 4 units

Upper Division Electives: 9 units

Three courses from the following list are commonly used to fulfill this requirement:

PSYC 321 Adolescent Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 324 Social Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 331**Diversity in the Helping Professions: 3 units

PSYC 335 Social and Psychological Aspects of Aging: 3 units

PSYC 338 Child Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 346 Human Sexuality: 3 units

PSYC 351 Principles of Behavior: 4 units

PSYC 352 Culture and Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 355 Survey of Human Services: 3 units

PSYC 374 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 373 Psychology of the Family: 3 units

PSYC 383 Addiction Studies: 3 units

PSYC 420 Behavior Modification: 3 units

PSYC 434 Group Dynamics: 3 units

PSYC 443 Sport Psychology: 3 units

PSYC 450 Psychology Teaching Internship: 3 units

PSYC 460 Field Practicum: 3 units

PSYC 462**Counseling Theories: 3 units

PSYC 463**Counseling Methods: 3 units

PSYC 470 Special Topics: 3 units

PSYC 474 Psychological Research I: 4 units

PSYC 475 Psychological Research II: 4 units

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