Major in Psychology (B.A.)
PSY100Introduction to Psychology3
PSY230MIntroduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design 14
PSY355Research Principles and Laboratory4
PSY493Psychology Internship and Seminar4
PSY499Senior Seminar3
Choose one of the following from Developmental Psychology courses:3
Lifespan Development
Child and Adolescent Development
Adult Development and Aging
Choose one of the following from History of Psychology courses:3
History of Psychology
Consciousness: Psychology and Philosophy in Dialogue
European Pioneers in Psychology 1
Choose one of the following Socio-cultural Bases of Behavior courses:3
Social Psychology
Cross-Cultural Psychology 1
Families in Cross-cultural Perspective 1
Choose one of the following from Abnormal or Personality courses:3
Abnormal Psychology
Personality
Choose from the following from Experimental Psychology courses:8
Motivation and Emotion
Tests and Measurement
Physiological Psychology
Animal Behavior
Conditioning and Learning
Cognitive Psychology
Developmental Psychopathology
Sensation and Perception
Choose One 4-Credit Elective: Choose from any of the above 4-credit Experimental Psychology courses or the following:4
Disabilities and Giftedness
Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy
Choose One 3- or 4-Credit Elective: Choose from any 3- or 4-credit courses above or the following:3
Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Addiction and Recovery
Political Psychology
Psychology of Religion 1
Behavioral Robotics 1
Major45
General Education51-52
Electives26-27
Total Credits122-124
1

This course meets a General Education requirement. 

Note:

No student may take more than eight credits in any combination of PSY481PSY498, or a Directed Study in Psychology.

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B.A. in Psychology 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology3Nature of Persons (N) course 3BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
GES110 College Writing3 Developmental Psychology course or elective2 3
Second Language (S) course1 4 Elective 3
 15 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design4World cultures (U) course 3Choose from Soci-cultural Bases of Behavior courses 2 4
THE201 Christian Theology3 Contemporary Western Life and thought (L) course 3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Developmental Psychology course or elective2 3 Elective 6
 14 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY355 Research Principles and Laboratory4Experimental Psychology Choice or elective2 4Experimental Psychology Choice or elective2 4
Choose from Abnormal or Personality courses2 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Experimental Psychology Choice or elective2 4 Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Elective 4
 14 4 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY499 Senior Seminar3Interim Off PSY493 Psychology Internship and Seminar4
Psychology elective choice 4 History of Psychology choice or elective2 3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Electives 6
Electives 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 14-17 0 13-16
Total Credits: 122-128
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 Check catalog course list for details.

This programs assumes a student will use PSY230M to meet the general education Mathematics requirements.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Psychology 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Developmental Psychology course or elective2 3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
Second Language (S) course1 4 Elective 3
 15 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY230M Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design4Elective 3Choose from History of Psychology courses2 3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Choose from Soci-cultural Bases of Behavior courses2 4
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 World Cultures (U) course 3
Developmental Psychology course or elective2 3 Elective 6
 15 3 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY355 Research Principles and Laboratory4Experimental Psychology choice or elective2 4Experimental Psychology Choice or elective2 4
Choose from Abnormal or Personality courses2 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Experimental Psychology choice or elective2 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Comparative systems (G) course 3 Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3
  Elective 3
 14 4 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY499 Senior Seminar3Interim Off PSY493 Psychology Internship and Seminar4
Psychology elective choice 4 History of Psychology choice or elective2 3
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Electives 6
Elective 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 13-16
Total Credits: 125-131
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 Check catalog course list for details.

This programs assumes a student will use PSY230M to meet the general education Mathematics requirements.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)