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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.
Program Requirements: Psychology is a minimum 65-66 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative grade of C [2.00] is required for completion of the major.

 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 20 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
PSY 201 General Psychology [SSC] 4
PSY 202 General Psychology [SSC] 4 PSY 201
PSY 222 Writing in Psychology [UWR] 3 PSY 201, 202
PSY 223 Intro to Lab Methods 3 PSY 201
PSY 303 The Psychology Major 1 PSY 201 & 202
STAT 327 Statistics & Experimental Design [SMI] 5 MATH 105 or 111

 

REQUIRED 300 LEVEL COURSES: 25 credit hours

Complete a minimum of 25 credit hours from the following courses:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
PSY 311 Child Development [SSC] 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 321 Stress & Disease [SMI] 3
PSY 330 Emotions [SSC] 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 335 Cognitive Psychology [SMI, UWR] 5 PSY 201, 202, 222
On-campus students also complete PSY 335L Cognitive Psych Lab
PSY 342 Brain & Behavior 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 343 Learning 5 PSY 201, 202
On-campus students also complete PSY 343L Learning Lab
PSY 344 Sensation & Perceptions 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 345 Motivation 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 350 Abnormal Psychology 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 357 Evolution & Behavior [SMI] 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 360 Principle Social Psychology 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 370 Personality [UWR] 5 PSY 201, 202
PSY 310 Selected Topics 1-6

 

REQUIRED 400 LEVEL COURSES: 15 credit hours

Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours from the following courses:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
PSY 407 Seminar 1-6 PSY 303
PSY 424 Psychological Assessment 6 PSY 303 & STAT 327
PSY 433 Psychopharmacology 5 PSY 303 & 342
PSY 442 Neuropsychology 5 PSY 303, 335 & 342
PSY 451 Clinical Intervention 5 PSY 303 & 350
PSY 453 Principle Behavior Analysis 5 PSY 303 & 343
PSY 473 Family Systems Theory & Therapy 5 PSY, 303, 311 & 350
PSY 410 Selected Topics 1-6 PSY 303

 

REQUIRED CAPSTONE:

Complete one of the following options:

Option One:

PSY 450 Psychology Research Topics [UWR] 5 PSY 222, 223, 300-Core, 303 & STAT 327

 

Option Two:

PSY 460 Experimental Psychology [UWR] 3 PSY 222, 223, 300-Core, 303 & STAT 327
PSY 461 Research/Experimental Psychology 3 PSY 222, 223, 300-Core, 303, 460 & STAT 327

 

Option Three:

Psychology Honors Program Only: GPA of at least 3.33 in psychology courses at beginning of the senior year, and consent of psychology faculty.
PSY 403 Honors Thesis [UWR] 5 PSY 222, 223, 300-Core, 303 & STAT 327

 
 

Total credits required for major: 65-66

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Last update Feb 2020

Previous EPCC Checksheet (May 2015 update) this checksheet is for May 2015-spring 2020