Program Requirements

A total of 36 semester hours is required for completion of the Master of Arts in General Psychology. Requirements are as follows:

Core Courses

All psychology graduate students are required to take the following core courses:

  • PSY 501: Experimental Design and Statistics I
  • PSY 502: Experimental Design and Statistics II
  • PSY 510: History & Systems
  • PSY 599: Thesis

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General Psychology Courses

  • PSY 573: Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 522: Advanced Cognitive Processes
  • PSY 585: Experimental Social Psychology
  • Three additional courses in the core areas of psychology. In recent semesters these have included Perception, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology, Interpersonal Processes, and Questionnaire Design

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Elective Courses

  • Six semester hours, some of which may be from other departments of the University, selected in consultation with the advisor

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