Research/General Psychology Advising Track Major Course Requirements

    This table shows all the courses required and available for the Research/General advising track of the Psychology major. It is arranged chronologically with the beginning at the bottom.  To progress backward in time from the senior year to the first semester 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 careers, 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
No more than one additional elective psychology course
Senior Studies II (PSY 602) OR Honors Research (PSY 670)
+ Advanced Research (PSY 632-640)
FALL SEMESTER
Autumn at CURR April Dialogue
Second Semester Junior Year 
Webster with Senior Team
Senior Studies I (PSY 601) OR Honors Research (PSY 660)
+ Advanced Research (PSY 631- 639)
SPRING SEMESTER
 
After second year   Internship (PSY 561)  
Second to Third Year Personality (PSY 311)

Behavioral Neuroscience (PSY 341)
Social Psychology (PSY 321) 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
Motivation (Psy 211)
 
Research Design and Analysis (PSY 201)

Learning (PSY 281)
OR Cognition (PSY 351)
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

Research/General Psychology Advising Track Major Course Requirements

    The above table shows all the courses required and available for the Research/General advising track of the psychology major. It is arranged chronologically with the beginning here at the bottom of the page.  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.