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Dr. Greg Corso, Chair
Phone: 606.783.2981
Email: g.corso@moreheadstate.edu
Office: 414 Reed Hall

 

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Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Program Requirements

The Department of Psychology offers a major in psychology where students can choose to earn either a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Art degree. Students who complete at least 24 hours of science courses in addition to the required 36 hours of psychology courses will earn the Bachelor of Science degree, and those completing less than 24 hours of science courses will earn the Bachelor of Arts degree. For those students who seek a deeper understanding of human behavior, you can earn a Bachelor of Science with an area of concentration in psychology. The area of Concentration program requires the student to complete 51 credit hours in psychology with the vast majority of courses at the 300 and 400 level. 

Note: The program requirements outlined on this page are unofficial. Consult the current undergraduate catalog for the official program requirements.

The Major in Psychology is a 120-hour program. Students complete

36 hours of psychology courses,
24 hours of coursework in a minor,
30 hours of general education courses, and
30 hours of elective courses.

Psychology Requirements (36 hours)

Core (30 hours)
Students must complete all of the following:

PSY 154 - Introduction to Psychology
PSY 156 - Lifespan Development Psychology
PSY 281 - Experimental Design and Analysis I
PSY 282 - Experimental Design and Analysis II
PSY 354 - Introduction to Social Psychology
PSY 380 - Cognitive Psychology
PSY 390 - Psychology of Personality
PSY 421 - Physiological Psychology
PSY 489 - Psychology of Learning
PSY 499C - Systems and Theories

Electives (6 hours)
Students must complete two additional psychology courses

Minor Requirements (24 hours)

Consult the undergraduate catalog or an advisor regarding minor requirements

General Education Requirements (30 hours)

Consult the undergraduate catalog or an advisor regarding general education requirements

Electives (30 hours)

Consult an advisor regarding electives

Bachelor of Science (if the student completes at least 24 hours of science courses beyond the 36 hours of psychology courses)

Bachelor of Arts (if the student completes less than 24 hours of science courses beyond the 36 hours of psychology courses)

Admission to Morehead State University (see MSU admission requirements).

Dr. Greg Corso, Chair

414 Reed Hall
Morehead State University
Morehead, KY  40351

Phone: 606.783.2981

E-mail: g.corso@moreheadstate.edu

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