Major in Psychology (B.A.)
PSY100Introduction to Psychology3
PSY230MIntroduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design 14
PSY355Research Principles and Laboratory4
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
Advanced 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
Choose on of the following capstone experiences:7
Psychology Internship and Seminar
and Senior Seminar
or
Research
and Research Seminar
Major45
General Education49-50
Electives28-29
Total Credits122-124
1

This course meets a General Education requirement. 

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

Ministry Scholars B.A. to M.A. Academic Plans

B.A. in Psychology 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology3GES160 Inquiry Seminar3BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
Second Language (S) course1 4 Developmental Psychology course or elective2 3
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Elective 3
 14 3 13
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 7
 14 3 15
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 7
Electives 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 14-17 0 14-17
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 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PSY100 Introduction to Psychology3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Developmental Psychology course or elective2 3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Elective 3
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
 14 4 13
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 4
 15 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 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: 121-127
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.)