Psychological Sciences (M.A.)

Program Requirements

Required Courses
PSYC 510Research Methods in Psychology3
PSYC 520Human Experimental Psychology4
PSYC 550Quantitative and Statistical Methods3
PSYC 578Psychometrics3
Subdiscipline Courses
Biological Basis of Behavior
PSYC 573Behavioral Neuroscience3
or PSYC 583 Sensation and Perception
Learning and Cognition
PSYC 504Cognitive Psychology3
or PSYC 563 Theories of Learning
Individual Differences
PSYC 551Latina/o Psychology3
or PSYC 561 Developmental Psychology
or PSYC 667 Lifespan Psychopathology
Social Psychology
PSYC 552Social Psychology3
Advanced Electives
Complete two of the following (0-3 credits of non-Psychology coursework may be taken with written permission of graduate advisor):6
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Theories of Learning
Developmental Psychopathology
Organizational Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Sensation and Perception
Advanced Research Seminar
Health Psychology
Independent Study
Lifespan Psychopathology
Thesis
PSYC 698Master's Thesis4
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate School. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Total Credits35