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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Research Psychology Program (BS)

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Designed for the student who is preparing for doctoral level study in areas such as animal behavior, biological psychology, clinical psychology, cognition, developmental psychology, learning, social psychology, personality, and other areas emphasizing empirical research. The curriculum is intended to develop in the student the general skills and knowledge of psychology principles expected in research-oriented graduate programs.

Prerequisites. MTH 111  (MTH 118  or MTH 121  strongly recommended for those planning to attend graduate school).


  1. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)  Bachelor of Science degree, including general education requirements . General education requirements in the natural sciences may not include courses in psychology.
  2. Thirty-eight credits in psychology including:
    1.  Foundation courses (15 credits).
         PSY 100 , PSY 319 , PSY 322 , PSY 323 .
    2.  Core courses (15 credits). 
    PSY 309 , PSY 313 , PSY 315 , PSY 316 , PSY 317 .
    3.  Advanced research courses (8 credits)
         PSY 329  (taken twice)
  3. Satisfactory performance on departmental comprehensive educational evaluation. 


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