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Psychology Major

Psychology Major

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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 GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 20 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PSY 201General Psychology [SSC]4
PSY 202General Psychology [SSC]4PSY 201
PSY 222Writing in Psychology [UWR]3PSY 201, 202
PSY 223Intro to Lab Methods3PSY 201
PSY 303The Psychology Major1PSY 201 & 202
STAT 327Statistics & Experimental Design [SMI]5MATH 105 or 111

REQUIRED 300 LEVEL COURSES: 25 credit hours

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PSY 311Child Development [SSC]5PSY 201, 202
PSY 321Stress & Disease [SMI]3
PSY 330Emotions [SSC]5PSY 201, 202
PSY 335Cognitive Psychology [SMI, UWR]
On-campus students also complete PSY 335L Cognitive Psych Lab
5PSY 201, 202, 222
PSY 342Brain & Behavior5PSY 201, 202
PSY 343Learning
On-campus students also complete PSY 343L Learning Lab
5PSY 201, 202
PSY 344Sensation & Perceptions5PSY 201, 202
PSY 345Motivation5PSY 201, 202
PSY 350Abnormal Psychology5PSY 201, 202
PSY 357Evolution & Behavior [SMI]5PSY 201, 202
PSY 360Principle Social Psychology5PSY 201, 202
PSY 370Personality [UWR]5PSY 201, 202
PSY 310Selected Topics1 to 6

REQUIRED 400 LEVEL COURSES: 15 credit hours

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

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PSY 407Seminar1 to 6PSY 303
PSY 424Psychological Assessment6PSY 303 & STAT 327
PSY 433Psychopharmacology5PSY 303 & 342
PSY 442Neuropsychology5PSY 303, 335 & 342
PSY 451Clinical Intervention5PSY 303 & 350
PSY 453Principle Behavior Analysis5PSY 303 & 343
PSY 473Family Systems Theory & Therapy5PSY, 303, 311 & 350
PSY 410Selected Topics1 to 6PSY 303

REQUIRED CAPSTONE:

Complete one of the following options:

Option One:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PSY 450Psychology Research Topics5PSY 222, 223, 300-Core, 303 & STAT 327

Option Two:
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PSY 460Experimental Psychology [UWR]3PSY 222, 223, 300-Core, 303 & STAT 327
PSY 461Research/Experimental Psychology3PSY 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.

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PSY 403Honors Thesis [UWR]5PSY 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