Psychology

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Accomplished Psychology & Counseling Faculty


Bradley Janey
Professor
Psychology & Counseling Department Chair

Ed Crawley
Associate Professor
Coordinator, Undergraduate Psychology Programs

Francis J. DeMatteo, Ed.D., NCSP
Associate Professor
Coordinator, School Psychology Program

C. Estelle Campenni
Associate Professor, Psychology Program Director
Coordinator, Graduate Psychology Programs

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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Majors

The student who majors in Psychology is required to complete a total of 48 credits in Psychology (60 credits in the I/O program track, including credits from Psychology and Business). The core sequence of courses required of all Psychology Majors includes the following courses:

PSYC 211
General Psychology
3
PSYC 251
Developmental Psychology
3
PSYC 270
Psychological Applications of Statistics 3
PSYC 314 Physiological Psychology
3
OR
   
PSYC 325
Sensation and Perception
3
PSYC 315
Contemporary Approaches to Learning
3
PSYC 410 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 421 Experimental Psychology I 3
PSYC 422 Experimental Psychology II 3
PSYC 450 Personality Psychology 3
PSYC 490 Senior Seminar 3

 

Psychology majors are advised to schedule MATH 216, Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences. It also is suggested that, where possible, majors take Biology 130, Anatomy and Physiology. Students must earn a total of 126 credits across the major, core, and electives in order to be awarded the baccalaureate degree.

Minors

Students in other majors who wish to minor in Psychology must complete 18 credits offered by the department. The student should consult with the Psychology Department chairperson so that an organized, coherent set of courses can be planned and special areas of interest can be made known.