Course of Study

Advising Checklist 

Psychology Advising Checklist with General Education (pdf)

Psychology Advising Checklist with Core Curriculum (pdf) 

Psychology Major Requirement Guide (Doc)


Psychology Course of Study

Freshman year

Courses to take:

  • Psyc101 (Introduction to Psychology)
  • Psyc151 (Biopsychology)
  • Math171 (Statistics)
  • start taking courses that fulfill Goals 1 - 10

Other:

  • start making connections with professors
  • consider selecting a minor or a double major 

Sophomore year

Courses to take:

  • Psyc233 (Research Methods)
  • Psyc234 (Quantitative Methods)
  • courses from the I/O, Developmental, or Preclinical/Counseling concentrations
  • continue working on Goals 1 - 10
  • elective courses

Other:

  • begin planning internship
  • consider independent research
  • consider selecting a minor
  • continue fostering connections with professors

Junior year

Courses to take:

  • courses from the I/O, Developmental, or Preclinical/Counseling concentrations
  • Psychology lab course
  • courses that fulfill Goals 11 - 15
  • elective courses

Other:

  • fill out Application for Degree form with an advisor before the end of Spring semester
  • complete internship
  • consider independent research
  • if considering graduate school, sign up to take GRE before end of Fall of senior year & begin research on graduate programs

Senior year

Courses to take:

  • Psyc457 (History & Systems)
  • Psyc460 (Advanced General Psychology)
  • Psyc461 (Senior Seminar)
    460 & 461 can be taken either semester, but should not be taken together*
  • courses that fulfill Goals 11 - 15
  • elective courses

Other:

  • ask professors who know you well to write letters of recommendation for grad school or jobs (be sure to give 2 weeks' notice at minimum, self-addressed stamped envelopes and a resumè€)

NeuroStudies Minor


Request a Letter of Recommendation