Offered by Department of Psychology

Psychobiology Major

Psychobiology Comprehensive
Bachelor of Science

For departmental assessment purposes, all students will be required to complete a comprehensive examination in Psychology during their final semester.

  1. Psychobiology Comprehensive Core Requirements (40 hours required)
    • Take all of the following:
      • PSY 250GS, Behavioral Statistics - 4 hours
      • PSY 270, Experimental Psychology - 4 hours
      • PSY 300, Orientation to Psychology - 1 hour
      • PSY 313, Physiological Psychology - 3 hours
      • PSY 313L, Physiological Psychology Laboratory - 1 hour
      • PSY 407, Psychopathology - 3 hours
      • PSY 453, Developmental Psychology - 3 hours
      • BIOL 225, Anatomy and Physiology - 4 hours
      • BIOL 226, Anatomy and Physiology - 4 hours
    • Take ONE of the following options:
      • Take 2 courses:
        • CHEM 250, Elementary Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
        • CHEM 250L, Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
      • OR take 4 courses:
        • CHEM 360, Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
        • CHEM 360L, Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
        • CHEM 361, Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
        • CHEM 361L, Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
    • Take ONE of the following options:
      • Take 2 courses from:
      • OR take 2 courses:
        • PHYS 275GS, General Physics I (Calculus) - 4 hours (Prereq or Coreq: MATH 115 or above OR Math ACT score of 23 or better)
        • PHYS 275LGS, General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory - 1 hour
    • Take 1 course from:
      • Course possibly may fulfill General Studies requirement reducing total hours needed for the degree. Consult advisor.
      • MATH 103GS, Plane Trigonometry - 3 hours
      • MATH 115, Calculus I with Analytic Geometry - 5 hours (Prereq: MATH 103GS OR Math ACT score of 23 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level pre-calculus course)
      • MATH 123GS, Applied Calculus I - 3 hours
  2. Psychobiology Comprehensive Psychology Requirements (6 hours required)
    • Take 6 hours from:
      • PSY 310, Learning and Conditioning - 3 hours
      • PSY 310L, Learning and Conditioning Laboratory - 1 hour
      • PSY 312, Sensation and Perception - 3 hours
      • PSY 312L, Sensation and Perception Laboratory - 1 hour
      • PSY 317, Biopsychology - 3 hours
      • PSY 317L, Biopsychology Laboratory - 1 hour
      • PSY 453L, Developmental Psychology Lab - 1 hour
      • PSY 465, Psychopharmacology - 3 hours
      • PSY 470, Neuropsychology - 3 hours
      • PSY 499, Research in Psychology - 3 hours
  3. Psychobiology Comprehensive Biology Requirements (9 hours required)

21 Feb 2014

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