Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Psychology, Bachelor of Arts


Core Curriculum Requirements42
Major Requirements (39 hours)
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
PSYC 2314Life Span Developmental Psychology3
PSYC 2316Psychology of Personality3
PSYC 2317Basic Statistics3
PSYC 2320Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 2330Biological Psychology3
PSYC 3334Research Methods3
PSYC 3335African American Psychology3
PSYC 4315Cognitive Psychology3
PSYC 4330Learning and Behavior3
PSYC 4399Psychology Capstone3
Select six credits of electives, 3 credits must be upper-level6
Social Psychology (Select six credits of electives, 3 credits must be upper-level)
Advanced Statistics
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Psychological Testing
Abnormal Child Psychology
Selected Topics in Psychology
Independent Study in Psychology
Other Requirements (18 hours)
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
PHIL 1301Introduction To Philosophy3
Foreign Language 6
Free Elective: 300 or 400 level3
Physical Education2
Select 3 credit hours in MATH3
Contemporary Mathematics I
Fundamentals of Mathematics I
Foundations of Mathematics II
Minor Requirements (21 hours)
Contact department of choice after being admitted as a Psychology major by the department21
Total Hours120
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 1 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
ARTS 1315
Intro African Art 1
or Fine Arts In Daily Living
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 1 3
Select one of the following: 1 3
Contemporary Mathematics I
Fundamentals of Mathematics I
Foundations of Mathematics II
Select one of the following 1 3
Introduction To Sociology
Contemporary Social Issues
Soc Of Human Sexuality
Second Year
Third Semester
POLS 2305 American Government 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
PSYC 2314 Life Span Developmental Psychology 3
PSYC 2317 Basic Statistics 3
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 1 3
PSYC 2316 Psychology of Personality 3
PSYC 2320 Abnormal Psychology 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
PSYC 2330 Biological Psychology 3
PSYC 3334 Research Methods 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Foreign Language 3
Sixth Semester
PSYC 3335 African American Psychology 3
PSYC 4315 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSYC 4330 Learning and Behavior 3
Minor 3
Foreign Language 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
PHIL 1301 Introduction To Philosophy 3
PSYC 4399 Psychology Capstone 3
PE 1xx 1
PE 1XX 1
Minor 3
Minor 3
Eighth Semester
Psychology Elective 3
Psychology Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
3XX or 4XX Level Elective 3
 Total Hours120

Recommended option to satisfy related component area in the General Education core.