Worksheet for Psychology Majors 2004-2005
A total of 70 credits are required to attain a degree in psychology
Note Prerequisites. Before declaring the major in psychology, the student
must pass PSYC 100, General Psychology, or its equivalent and have an
overall grade point average of 2.0 or better. In addition, a single
foreign language (two years at the high school level or one year at the
college level) is required.
A Psychology Minor of 15 Credits is also available to students pursuing
other majors. Psychology 309, Scientific Principles of Psychology, and 10
hours of upper division course work are required.

Major Requirements (70 Credits)
|Required Courses: |Quarter|Credit|Grade |
|(18 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 309, | | | |
|Scientific | | | |
|Principles of | | | |
|Psychology (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|CSBS320/PSYC 310, | | | |
|Psychological | | | |
|Statistics (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 313, Research| | | |
|Methods in | | | |
|Psychology (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |

|Focused Experience Requirement (3 |
|Credits total in any combination) |
|PSYC 395/495, | | | |
|Internship OR | | | |
|PSYC 398/498, | | | |
|Seminar OR | | | |
|PSYC 399/499, | | | |
|Directed Study | | | |
|Total Required | | | |
|Courses Credits | | | |

In Addition to the above core requirements, psychology majors are required
to take a specified number of courses from three cluster/groups as follows:

Cluster A: Students are required to take at least four of the following
courses: (20 Credits)
| Required (20 |Quarter|Credit|Grade |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 301, Theories| | | |
|of Personality (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 302, Abnormal| | | |
|Psychology (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 303, | | | |
|Foundations of | | | |
|Psychotherapy (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 315, | | | |
|Conditioning and | | | |
|Learning (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 316, Human | | | |
|Memory and | | | |
|Cognition (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 340, Emotion | | | |
|and Emotional | | | |
|Intelligence (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 381, Social | | | |
|Psychology | | | |
|(5 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 420, | | | |
|Biological Basis | | | |
|of Behavior (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|Total Cluster A | | | |
|Credits | | | |

Note: One CEDP Developmental Psychology Class may be used to count as one
of the Cluster A courses as approved by the Psychology Department Chair.
If a CEDP Developmental Psychology Class is used, the total credits in
cluster A will be 19 instead of 20.

Cluster B: Students are required to take at least two of the following
courses: (7-10 Credits)
|Required (7-10 |Quarte|Credit|Grade |
|Credits) |r | | |
|PSYC 431, Stress | | | |
|and Coping | | | |
|(3 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 312, | | | |
|Computerized | | | |
|Statistical | | | |
|Analysis (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 314, | | | |
|Principals of | | | |
|Clinical Assessment| | | |
|(5 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 318, | | | |
|Computerized | | | |
|Research Techniques| | | |
|in Psychology | | | |
|(4 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 430, Human | | | |
|Psychophysiology (5| | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 440, Happiness| | | |
|and positive | | | |
|Psychology (4 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|Total Cluster B | | | |
|Credits | | | |


Cluster C: Students are required to take at least one of the following
courses: (4-5 Credits)
|Required (4-5 |Quarter|Credit|Grade |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 317, Health | | | |
|Psychology | | | |
|(5 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 323, Drugs | | | |
|and Behavior (5 | | | |
|Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 331, | | | |
|Psychology of | | | |
|Women (4 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 359, Human | | | |
|Sexuality | | | |
|(5 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 432, Clinical| | | |
|Psychology of | | | |
|Adult Life & Aging| | | |
|(4 Credits) | | | |
|PSYC 450, Trauma: | | |