Feb 22, 2020
About the Program
Psychology is one of the more popular undergraduate majors in the country. Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and their environments. The knowledge of psychology helps people understand themselves and others which can be beneficial in many careers where the ability to relate well with others is important.
- 120 Credit Hours
- Minimum grade of C- required for all courses, with the exception of Modern Language courses which require a minimum grade of C
- Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
PNW General Education Core (30 Credits Minimum)
Supplemental Core (36 Credits)
- Modern Language (12 Credits)
- United States Tradition (3 Credits)
- Western Heritage (3 Credits)
- Global Cultures (3 Credits)
- Literature and the Arts (3 Credits)
- Racial and Ethnic Diversity (3 Credits)
- Gender Issues (3 Credits)
- Social Ethics (3 Credits)
- Individual and Society (3 Credits)
Other Required Courses (24 Credits)
Psychology Electives (15 Credits)
Fifteen credit hours, of which at least 9 credits must be in the 30000 level or higher.
Free Electives (9 Credits)
Total 120 Credits Required
Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum grade of C- required for all courses, with the exception of ENGL 10400 and Modern Language courses which require a minimum grade of C; 2.0 GPA
Experiential Learning (EL): One EL course required. EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.
General Education Core: General Education notations can be found within the course description. Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.
Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study.
Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.
Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.
Additional Information and Guidelines
Note 1: See the Supplemental Core List for a list of available courses.
Note 2: Meet with Internship Coordinator if taking internship in Semester 7 or 8.
Note 3: Modern Language Requirement, must complete 4 semester of the same language- Choose from ASL, FR, GER, JPNS, or SPAN
Note 4: 15 hours of PSY elective courses required; at least 9 hours must be 30000 level or above
Note 5: 30 credit hours of General Education are required, speak with your advisor for further information