Major Requirements - Psychology

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Required Courses: 21 semester hours

  • PSY1100 General Psychology (4)
  • PSY2210 Careers in Psychology (1)
  • PSY3380 Brain and Behavior (4)
  • PSY/SOC3500 Research and Statistical Methods (4)
  • PSY3520 Experimental Psychology (4)
  • PSY4700 Contemporary Issues in Psychology (4)

Two courses from Group A: 8 semester hours

  • PSY/SOC3450 Social and Applied Psychology (4)
  • PSY2340 Personality (4)
  • PSY3660 Abnormal Psychology (4)
  • PSY3350 Child and Adolescent Development (4)
    or
    PSY3360 Adult Development and Aging (4)

One course from Group B: 4 semester hours

  • PSY2300 Learning and Motivation (4)
  • PSY3400 Cognitive Psychology (4)
  • PSY4200 Sensation and Perception (4)

Selected Courses: 4 semester hours

  • PSY/SOC3430 Issues in the Study of Gender amd Sexuality (4)
  • PSY3460 Exceptional Individual (4)
  • PSY3470 Industrial/Organizational Psychology (4)
  • PSY3700 Clinical and Counseling Psychology (4)
  • PSY3810, 4810 Special Topics in Psychology (4)
  • PSY3940, 4940 Internship in Psychology (1–3)
  • PSY4520 Psychological Assessment (4)
    or
    Another four-hour course from Group A or B list, excluding PSY3250 Lifespan Development.