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Requirements

The General Psychology option is a two-year, 36-credit program. This program is typically full-time, but can accommodate students who wish to pursue the program part-time, or on other timetables.

The following courses are required (24 credits).

  • PSY 502 - Statistical Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 506 - Advanced Research Design
  • PSY 513 - Seminar: Topics
  • PSY 513 Seminar: Memory (3 credits) PSY 513 Seminar: Cognition
  • PSY 517 - Psychology of Close Relationships
  • PSY 518 - Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PSY 596 - Graduate Thesis

The following courses are electives: 12 credits required

  • Up to 6 credits of 400-level courses. Choices must be approved by Graduate Program Director of General MA option.
  • PSY 504 - Topics in Child Development
  • PSY 521 - Behavior Modification and Behavior Therapy
  • PSY 523 - Behavioral Medicine
  • PSY 580 - Graduate Seminar in Psychology
  • PSY 595 - Independent Study

Total Credits: 36

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