Psychology Major Developmental Track Course Requirements

    This table shows all the courses recommended for the psychology major who is following the Developmental Psychology advising track. It is arranged chronologically with the beginning at the bottom.  To progress backward through time starting at the senior year scroll down the page.   Few students take all of their courses in the recommended sequence.  However the levels recommended  below take into account prerequisites, course level and scheduling.  Students may always take a lower level course later in their academic career, assuming they have completed all of its prerequisites. To find out more about each course click on its number.  You will find expanded course descriptions and in some cases links to the course syllabi or web sites.

Recommended Level

Elective Psychology Courses 

(Choose 4 or 5)

 Required Psychology Courses for the Psychology Major

Required Supporting Courses for the Psychology Major

Senior Year
Exceptional Children (PSY 411)
Senior Studies II (PSY 602)  OR Honors Research (PSY 670) 
+ Advanced Research (PSY 634)
FALL SEMESTER
Lab Preschool
Second Semester Junior Year 
Medvin with Senior Team
Senior Studies I (PSY 601) OR Honors Research (PSY 660) 
+ Advanced Research (PSY 633)
SPRING SEMESTER
After second year One or Two other Psychology elective courses Internship (PSY 561) Foundations of Education (EDU 201)

Educational Psychology (PSY 231 - Note this is an Education Course)

Juvenile Delinquency(SOC 201)
Second to Third Year Childhood and Adolescence (PSY 221) OR
The Developing Child- Cluster (PSY222 + ENG 102)
Psychological Assessment (PSY 301) 2 Scientific Discovery IP Courses 
(BIO 110, BIO 111, 
PHY 151, PHY 152, 
CHE 117, CHE 180, 
PSY 341)
[Students may choose two in sequence such at BIO 110 + 111 OR they may select two different disciplines such as CHE 117 + PSY 341.]
Second Semester,  First Year and Second Year Adulthood and Aging (PSY 291) Research Design and Analysis (PSY 201)

Learning (PSY 281), OR
Behavior Modification (PSY 271) 
Experimental Psychology Lab
First Semester All psychology electives require successful completion of  Introductory Psycholgy first. Introductory Psychology (PSY 101)  Calculus & Elementary Functions I & II (MTH 101 +102) OR
Calculus (MTH 131) OR
Discrete Analysis I (MTH 141)

Recommended Level

Elective Psychology Courses 

(Choose 4 or 5)

Required Psychology Courses for the Psychology Major

Required Supporting Courses for the Psychology Major

Psychology Major Developmental Track Course Requirements

    The table above shows all the courses recommended for the psychology major who is following the Developmental Psychology advising track. It is arranged chronologically with the beginning with first semester here at the bottom.  To progress to the senior year scroll up the page.   Few students take all of their courses in the recommended sequence.  However the levels recommended  above take into account prerequisites, course level and scheduling.  Students may always take a lower level course later in their academic career, assuming they have completed all of its prerequisites. To find out more about each course click on its number.  You will find expanded course descriptions and in some cases links to the course syllabi or web sites.