Psychology Undergraduate Course Matrix

The course offerings in the Department of Psychology will be on a two-year rotation as outlined below.

Tentative Two-Year Course Matrix

With the changes to the Psychology major comes new and exciting course options. To be able to offer a variety of courses, all elective options will be offered on a rotating schedule. Below is the tentative schedule for these courses. All core courses are offered every semester.

Fall A

Core

  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 201 Science of Psychology*** (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 101 Psychology as a Discipline & Profession (1 Credit Hour)
  • PSY 250 Applied Statistics (4 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 259 Experimental Lab (4 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 334 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 340 Social Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 300 Abnormal Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 400 Child and Developmental Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 668 Neuropsychology (3 Credit Hours)

*** Science of Psychology (PSY 201) will also count towards PSY 200, Advanced General Psychology

Applied

  • PSY 315 Industrial Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 420 Psychology of Aging (3 Credit Hours)

Foundation

  • PSY 467 Testing and Psychological Measurements (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 683 History and Systems of Psychology (3 Credit Hours)

Special Topics

  • PSY 474/476 Independent Studies/Apprenticeship (varying)
  • PSY 475/895 Seminar/Pro-Seminar in Psychology (1 Credit Hour)
  • IDS 440 Conceptions of the Mind (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 670 Workshop II: Curriculum Management (1 Credit Hour)

Spring A

Core

  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 201 Science of Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 101 Psychology as a Discipline & Profession (1 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 250 Applied Statistics (4 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 259 Experimental Lab (4 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 334 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 340 Social Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 300 Abnormal Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 400 Child and Developmental Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 668 Neuropsychology (3 Credit Hours)

Applied

  • PSY 415 Adolescence (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 325 Human Sexuality (3 Credit Hours)

Foundation

  • PSY 450 Perception (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 683 History and Systems (3 Credit Hours)

Special Topics

  • PSY 355 Drugs and Behavior (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 474/476 Independent Studies/Apprenticeship (varying)
  • PSY 475/895 Seminar/Pro-Seminar in Psychology (1 Credit Hour)
  • IDS 440 Conceptions of the Mind (3 Credit Hours)

Fall B

Core

    PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    PSY 201 Science of Psychology (3)
    PSY 101 Psychology as a Discipline & Profession (1)
    PSY 250 Applied Statistics (4)
    PSY 259 Experimental Lab (4)
    PSY 334 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (3)
    PSY 340 Social Psychology (3)
    PSY 300 Abnormal Psychology (3)
    PSY 400 Child and Developmental Psychology (3)
    PSY 668 Neuropsychology (3)

Applied

  • PSY 359 Evolutionary Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 357 Forensic Psychology (3 Credit Hours)

Foundation

  • PSY 425 Personality (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 225 Introduction to Therapeutic Skills (3 Credit Hours)

Special Topics

  • PSY 350 Current Issues: Stress Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 474/476 Independent Studies/Apprenticeship (varying)
  • PSY 475/895 Seminar/Pro-Seminar in Psychology (1 Credit Hour)
  • IDS 440 Conceptions of the Mind (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 670 Workshop II: Curriculum Management (1 Credit Hour)

Spring B

Core

  • >PSY 100 General Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 201 Science of Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 101 Psychology as a Discipline & Profession (1 Credit Hour)
  • PSY 250 Applied Statistics (4 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 259 Experimental Lab (4 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 334 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 340 Social Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 300 Abnormal Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 400 Child and Developmental Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 668 Neuropsychology (3 Credit Hours)

Applied

  • PSY 315 Industrial Psychology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 420 Psychology of Aging (3 Credit Hours)

Foundation

  • PSY 330 Elements of Learning (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 683 History and Systems (3 Credit Hours)

Special Topics

  • PSY 670 Workshop II: Child Psychopathology (3 Credit Hours)
  • PSY 474/476 Independent Studies/Apprenticeship (varying)
  • PSY 475/895 Seminar/Pro-Seminarin Psychology (1 Credit Hour)
  • IDS 440 Conceptions of the Mind (3 Credit Hours)
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