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)
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)

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

PSY 315                         Industrial Psychology (3)
PSY 420                         Psychology of Aging (3)

 Foundation

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

 Special Topics

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


Spring A

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 415                         Adolescence (3)
PSY 325                         Human Sexuality (3)

 Foundation

PSY 450                         Perception (3)
PSY 683                         History and Systems (3)

 Special Topics

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

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)
PSY 357                         Forensic Psychology (3)

 Foundation

PSY 425                         Personality (3)
PSY 225                         Introduction to Therapeutic Skills (3)

 Special Topics

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

Spring 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 315                       Industrial Psychology (3)
PSY 420                       Psychology of Aging (3)

 Foundation

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

 Special Topics

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