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 578Psychological Tests and Measurements3
Specialization Courses
Learning and Cognition
PSYC 504Cognitive Psychology3
or PSYC 563 Theories of Learning
PSYC 552General Social 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
Abnormal Psychology
Advanced Electives
PSYC 659Special Topics Seminar in Psychology3
Select one of the following: 13
Cognitive Psychology
General Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Theories of Learning
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Organizational Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Sensation and Perception
Graduate Seminar in 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
Abnormal Psychology
Family Systems and Childhood Disorders: A Multicultural Approach
PSYC 698Master's Thesis4
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Total Credits35

An out-of-department elective may be used with written permission of graduate advisor.