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Psychology - Requirements for the Major and Minor

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Requirements for the major

10 credits as follows:

Please note when planning for the PSYC major that the Research Methods & Statistics sequence of 281, 282, 360, and 361 must be taken sequentially (although not necessarily consecutively) across 4 terms. 282 is only offered in Spring term. We therefore recommend that students plan to take 282 NO LATER THAN the spring of their junior year.

  • Introduction to Psychology: PSYC 100
  • Two introductory courses in specific subject areas of psychology. One course must be chosen from each of the following two groups:
    • Group A: PSYC 201, PSYC 202, PSYC 208, NEUR 240
    • Group B: PSYC 203, PSYC 205, PSYC 206, PSYC 207
  • Statistics and Research Methods: PSYC 281, 282, 360 (1/2 credit), 361 (1/2 credit). PSYC 400 may substitute for PSYC 360 and 361.
  • One applied psychology course selected from: PSYC 215, 234, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277/300A, 278, or 279
  • Two advanced psychology courses selected from: PSYC 312, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367/300B, 369, 372, 376
  • One additional credit in the department, excluding PSYC 206, 215, 234, 248, 250, 273, 312, 348, 350, 355, and 380
  • Additionally, one of the courses used to satisfy the major must address human diversity and be selected from: PSYC 269, 270, 271, 275, 277, 278, 363, or 367. These courses may satisfy other requirements as well.

With permission of the chair, up to 2 credits in related studies outside the department may be counted toward electives in the major.

Students who major in Psychology and minor in Business and Management may count no more than 3 courses simultaneously in both programs.

Requirements for the minor

5 credits as follows:

  • Introduction to Psychology: PSYC 100
  • Two introductory courses in specific subject areas of psychology. One course must be chosen from each of the following two groups:
    • Group A: PSYC 201, PSYC 202, PSYC 208, or NEUR 240
    • Group B: PSYC 203, PSYC 205, or PSYC 207
  • One course in research methods and statistics: PSYC 281 or STAT 200
  • One course in applied or advanced psychology chosen from PSYC 265, 266, 267, 269, 270, 271, 272, 274, 275, 276, 277/300A, 278, 279, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 367/300B, 369, 371, 372 or 376

Psychology Course Descriptions

Psychology Catalog Page

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http://www.knox.edu/offices/registrar/catalog/depts-and-courses-of-study/psychology/psychologymajor

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