Psychology - Curriculum

Majors

 

Requirements for a major in Psychology (at least 18 credit hours must be completed at Benedictine College):

 

Core Courses (22 hours)

 

  • PSYC 1000, General Psychology (3)
  • MATH 2110, Applied Statistics (4)
  • PSYC 2900, Research Methods (3)
  • PSYC 3710, Learning and Cognition (3)
  • PSYC 4050, Biopsychology (3)
  • PSYC 4820, Social Psychology (3)
  • PSYC-SRCOMP, Senior Comprehensive Examination (cr)
  • PSYC 4910, History & Systems of Psychology (3)

 

Theoretical Psychology: Choose three from this group (9 hours)

 

  • PSYC 2631, Developmental Psychology I or
  • PSYC 2641, Developmental Psychology II (3)
  • PSYC 2731, Theories of Personality (3)
  • PSYC 3901, Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4151, Psychology of Human Emotion (3)
  • PSYC 4201, Psychology of Gender (3)

 

Applied Psychology: Choose two from this group (6 hours)

 

  • PSYC 3152, Tests and Measurement (3)
  • PSYC 2852, Health Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4012, Introduction to Counseling Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 4502, Psychology and the Law (3)
  • EDUC 2220, Psychoeducational Development or
  • EDUC 2222, Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities (3)

 

Research or Service Experience: Choose one (3 hours)

 

  • Students must take either PSYC 3500, Research Seminar (recommended for students who intend to pursue postgraduate study in psychology) or PSYC 4850, Psychology Service Experience. (Students may elect to take both.)

 

Minors

 

The minimum requirements for a minor in Psychology (at least 9 credit hours must be completed at Benedictine College):

 

  • MATH 2110, Applied Statistics (4)
  • PSYC 1000, General Psychology (3)
  • plus four additional courses in Psychology