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The Department of Psychology

The College of Education & Human Service Professions

Degree Requirements for Online Major

GPA Requirements

Coursework Requirements (120 total credits)

Associate of Arts Degree or Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (40-60 credits)
Satisfies UMD's LIberal Education Requirements

Advanced Writing Requirement (3 cr)
Encouraged to complete this course prior to Psy 3021 Experimental Design and Methodology. 

Writ 3140 Advanced Writing: Human Services (3 cr) OR  Writ 3160: Advanced Writing: Social Sciences (3 cr)


Major Requirements
(52 credits)

Biology Requirement (4-5 credits)
Biol 1001: Biology and Society (4 cr) OR Biol 1011: General BIology I (5 cr)
Not available online at UMD, must complete while finishing the AA degree or MTC, or enroll at a college nearby where living while enrolled online at UMD.

Core A (20 credits)
Note: Psy 3020, Psy 3021, and Psy 3022 must be taken in sequence

Psy 1003:   General Psychology  ( 4 cr)

Psy 2003:   Discipline and Profession (1 cr)
Psy 3020:   Statistical Methods    ( 4 cr)
Psy 3021:   Experimental Design and Methodology  (4 cr)
Psy 3022:   Applied Methods and Measurement (4 cr)
Psy 3081:   History and Systems (3 cr)

Core B (6-8 credits)

Psy 2021:  Developmental Psychology (4 cr)
Psy 3111:  Theories of Personality (3 cr)
Psy 3121:  Abnormal Psychology (4 cr)
Psy 3201:  Social Psychology (3 cr)
Psy 3520:  Industrial Organizational Psychology (4 cr)

Core C (8 credits)

Psy 3061:  Physiological Psychology (4 cr)
Psy 3611:  Learning and Behavior ( 4 cr)
Psy 3613:  Applied Behavior Analysis ( 4 cr)
Psy 3621:  Cognition ( 4 cr)
Psy 3697:  Sensation & Perception ( 4 cr)

Electives 2xxx higher (12-14 to total 52 major credits)
Additional Online Courses

Psy 3512: Human Sexuality ( 3 cr)
Psy 3371: Child & Adolescent Psychology (3 cr)
Psy 3381: Adult Development and Aging (3 cr)
Psy 3524: Basic Helping Skills (4 cr)
Psy 3601: Psychology of Personal Development (3 cr)
Psy 4500: Health Psychology (3 cr)

Upper Division Electives Outside of Psychology 3xxx and higher (18 credits)

Involvement Opportunities

 

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