Major Requirements - Psychology

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2018-2019 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Total Psychology Major Requirements: 37 semester hours 

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 Psychological Disorders (4)
PSY3350 Child and Adolescent Development (4)
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 and 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 (1–4)
PSY4520 Psychological Assessment (4) or another four-hour course from Group A or B list.