Psychology (M.A.)(Combined B.A./M.A.)

Psychology majors must earn a grade of C- or above in all Psychology courses. Psychology course in which grades of less than C- are earned must be repeated and brought up to a minimum grade of C- or they will not count toward the major.

Program Requirements

Complete with minimum grades of C- in all PSYC courses in all requirements: 3 courses for 9 credits will be transferred from the UG program.

Required Core Courses
PSYC 510Research Methods in Psychology3
PSYC 520Human Experimental Psychology4
PSYC 550Quantitative and Statistical Methods3
PSYC 578Psychometrics3
Specialization Courses
Learning and Cognition
PSYC 504Cognitive Psychology3
or PSYC 563 Theories of Learning
PSYC 552Social Psychology3
Biological Basis of Behavior
PSYC 573Behavioral Neuroscience3
or PSYC 583 Sensation and Perception
Individual Differences
Select one of the following:3
Latina/o Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Lifespan Psychopathology
Advanced Electives
PSYC 659Special Topics Seminar in Psychology3
Select one of the following: 13
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Theories of Learning
Developmental Psychopathology
Organizational Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Sensation and Perception
Health Psychology
Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Research Methods in Forensic Psychology
Forensic Psychology in Criminal Proceedings
Forensic Psychology in Family Proceedings
Expert Testimony
Special Topics Seminar in Psychology
Independent Study
Lifespan Psychopathology
Family Systems and Therapy
PSYC 698Master's Thesis4
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Total Credits35