Major Requirements

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

  • 62 semester hours (42 of required courses plus 20 hours of psychology electives).

Required Courses: 42 Credits

PSY1100 General Psychology (4)
PSY2210 Careers in Psychology (1)
PSY2250 Introduction to Applied Psychology (4)
Introduction to Society (4)


*Clinical & Counseling Psychology (4)

^Industrial /Organizational Psychology (4)


Research and Statistical Methods (4)
PSY3520 Experimental Psychology (4)
PSY3800 Pre-Practicum (1)
PSY4520 Psychological Assessment (4)
PSY3940/4940 Internship in Psychology (8)
PSY4700 Contemporary Issues in Psychology (Senior Capstone) (4)

Elective Courses: 20 Credits

PSY2300 ^Learning and Motivation (4)
PSY2340 *Personality (4)
*Child and Adolescent Development (4)

Adult Development and Aging (4)
PSY3380 Brain and Behavior (4) note: Bio1060 Human Biology is a prerequisite for  this course
PSY3400 ^Cognitive Psychology (4)
PSY/SOC3430 Gender, Sexuality and Society (4)
PSY3440 ^Social Psychology (4)
PSY3460 Exceptional Individual (4)
PSY3660 *Abnormal Psychology (4)
PSY4200 Sensation and Perception (4)
PSY3940/4940 Internship in Psychology - in addition to required credits (4)
SWK2050 Drugs and Human Behavior (4)

*= elective recommended for those who took Clinical & Counseling Psychology

^= elective recommended for those who took Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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