B.A. in Psychology

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Introduction to Mathematics (or higher is required)
Public Speaking requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement 3
Science requirements6
It is recommended students take BIO 100 or BIO 110 as one of the science courses.
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis9
Language and Culture Requirement3-15
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202) or demonstrating language proficiency through the elementary II (102) level of a language and further acquiring a cultural foundation.
Major Requirements 1
Required psychology courses15
Introduction to Psychology
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Research Methods in Psychology
History and Systems of Psychology
Senior Seminar in Psychology
Biological Bases of Behavior
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Biological Psychology
Animal Behavior
Cognition and Learning
Select one of the following:3
Psychology of Learning
Cognitive Psychology
Development across the Lifespan
Select one of the following:3
Infant, Child and Adolescent Development
Adult Development
Multicultural and Social Bases of Behavior
Select one of the following:3
Multicultural Psychology
Social Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Select one of the following:3
Theories of Personality
Abnormal Psychology
Applied Experiences in Psychology
Select one of the following:3
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Biological Psychology Laboratory
Animal Behavior Laboratory
Learning Laboratory
Social Psychology Laboratory
Research in Psychology
Field Experience in Psychology I
Field Experience in Psychology II
Field Experience in Psychology III
Field Experience in Psychology IV
Cognitive Laboratory
Psychology Electives
Select three additional PSY courses9
Related/Cognate Area
These electives are in addition to the nine semester hours of electives listed under the general education requirements and may be selected from among any of the University's course offerings.3
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Students are strongly encouraged to take PSY 245 as early as possible, but must enroll in it before taking more than 21 hours in psychology courses.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.