B.A. Psychology Core Requirements

Core courses within the Psychology major address the psychological issues that are relevant to the study of the individual. This breadth of study emphasizes the significance of the complete human experience. Thus, the student is encouraged to consider the overall context in which the psychology of the individual may be understood. The research component will enhance the student’s ability to identify, analyze, and research contemporary issues in psychology.

Psychology Core Requirements: (21 units)

The following four courses:
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
PHI 160 Logic and Critical Thinking
PSY 400 Empirical Research Methods and Design
PSY 401 Senior Thesis

Three additional upper division courses selected from any of the following categories:

Art
Literature
History
Humanities
Philosophy

Psychology Major Course Descriptions