All students must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 33 credits with a grade point average of at least 3.00, in the course requirements below, and should have no more than two grades below B-.
Thesis Track: The Thesis Track requires nine courses (27 credit hours) plus a six-credit thesis. This option should be seriously considered by students who intend to continue on for doctoral work.
Applied Track: The Applied Track requires nine courses (27 credit hours) plus two practicum courses (6 credit hours). This option is provided for those students who wish to incorporate more practical experience.
|Core Courses (5 courses/ 15 credits)|
|PSY 510 Experimental Design||3|
|PSY 581 Advanced Research Methods||3|
|PSY 520 Learning: Principles, Theories and Applications||3|
|PSY 521 Physiological Psychology||3|
|PSY 552 Social Psychology||3|
|PSY 560 Life Span Development||3|
|Elective Courses (4 courses/ 12 credits)|
|PSY 523 Health Psychology||3|
|PSY 525 Multicultural Issues||3|
|PSY 527 Substance Use and Abuse||3|
|PSY 530 Career Development||3|
|PSY 535 Introduction to Organizational Behavior||3|
|PSY 554 Community Psychology||3|
|PSY 555 Personnel Psychology||3|
|PSY 557 Stress: Causes, Consequences, and Management||3|
|PSY 569 Theories of Personality||3|
|PSY 571 Introduction to Neuroanatomy||3|
|Thesis or Practica (2 required/ 6 credits)|
|PSY 685 and 686 M.A. Thesis||3,3|
|or PSY 657 and 658 Practicum||3,3|