Anderson, Indiana

Majors / Minors

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Department of Psychology

Majors
  • Psychology
  • Psychology (complementary major)
  • Psychology (liberal arts emphasis)
  • Psychology (pre-professional emphasis)
  • Youth Leadership-Development (complementary major)
Minors
  • Psychology

Description of Majors

Psychology (30 hours)

The psychology major includes General Psychology, General Psychology Laboratory, and at least 16 hours from upper-division psychology courses.

Psychology (complementary major) (26 hours)

The complementary psychology major combines courses in psychology and varying hours from a primary field. The program includes General Psychology, General Psychology Laboratory, and at least 12 hours from upper-division psychology courses.

Psychology (liberal arts emphasis)

This major is for students not planning to attend graduate school in psychology. Classes vary according to the individual, but typically include classes such as General Psychology, General Psychology Laboratory, Psychology Propaedeutics, Interpersonal Relationships, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Personality Theory, Philosophical Issues for the Psychologist, and an independent study course or research project.

Psychology (pre-professional emphasis) (37 hours)

The pre-professional psychology major is a recommended sequence geared toward the student who is majoring in psychology and plans to attend graduate school in psychology. The recommended program consists of psychology courses such as General Psychology, General Psychology Laboratory, Applied Statistics and Introduction to Research, Critical Issues and Theory in Psychology, and at least 26 hours from upper-division psychology courses.
 

Youth Leadership-Development (complementary major) (28 hours)

Learn more on the Youth Leadership-Development page.

Description of Minor

Psychology (16 hours)

The psychology minor requires General Psychology and at least six hours from upper-division psychology courses.