Psychological Science, B.A.
A minor is required with this major.
Requirements: (42 credits)
|PSY 112||Introduction to Psychology||
|PSY 113||Exploring Psychology||
|PSY 136||Life-Span Development||
|PSY 301||Research Methods in Psychological Science I||
|PSY 302||Research Methods in Psychological Science II||
|PSY 330||Abnormal Psychology||
|PSY 490||History & Systems of Psychology||
One course is required from each of the following categories:
|PSY 371||Personality Psychology: Theories and Research||
|PSY 372||Social Psychology||
and 9 credits of psychology electives
Five Year Accelerated Program in Psychological Science
Eligible students can apply for admission to the Five Year Accelerated B.A./M.A. in the Spring of their third year of full-time study. Selected students will be able to complete a B.A. in Psychological Science and a M.A. in Psychology in 5 years. For accepted students, three graduate courses will double-count as three undergraduate Psychological Science elective courses. Students apply in the Spring of their third year of full-time study and must meet the requirements specified below:
a) Completed 83 earned credit hours by the end of the Fall semester of their third year of full-time study. At least 30 credits must have been earned at CCSU.
b) Completed PSY 301 and PSY 302 (research methods) with at least a B.
c) Have at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average.
d) Have at least a 3.0 grade point average in Psychological Science courses.
- How to apply: Students will submit a personal statement*, and one recommendation letter from a CCSU Psychology professor to the Graduate Studies Chair by February 10th.
- Note: After acceptance, students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
*The personal statement should present the applicants professional goals, any specific experiences that helped prepare applicants for the MA psychology program, such as relevant employment, research or training, internships, etc.
In addition, in order to graduate, students must complete the Psychology Exit Survey. The Exit Survey will be administered by the department every semester.
Note: PSY 112 (C- or higher) and STAT 215 (C- or higher) are prerequisites for PSY 301.