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Program Requirements for Psychology

Major in Psychology

For a major: A total of 41 credits including:

One introductory course from each concentration for a total of 12 credits:

- social/personality (option A):

- developmental/abnormal (option B):

- biopsychology/cognition (option C):

One seminar from one of the concentrations and one other upper-division course (may be another seminar) from a different concentration for a total of 8 credits:

- social/personality (option A):

- developmental/abnormal (option B):

- biopsychology/cognition (option C):

An additional 4 credits of electives in Psychology

Minor in Psychology

For a minor: At least 20 credits including the following: 101; three 200-level (or higher) courses, one from each of the three concentrations (A, B and C) for a total of 12 credits; one elective (200-level or higher) from any concentration, excluding PSYC 439 and PSYC 485.

For Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Social Studies: a student majoring in Psychology must also complete a Secondary Education major with Licensure. In order to complete the Secondary Education major with Licensure, students should begin taking education courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors.