Sep 15, 2019  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 

Psychology (CLAS)

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Psychology Department 

Psychology Program Information

The Department of Psychology offers the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Complete descriptions of the minimum requirements for these degrees are provided in the Graduate Degrees  section of this catalog. Students are not accepted for a terminal master’s degree.

Doctoral areas of specialization include the research areas of developmental, behavior analysis, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, social psychology, and counseling psychology. The training program in counseling psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. A predoctoral internship of one year is required for the counseling psychology program.

Undergraduate preparation should include at least one course in experimental methods and one course in statistics. Other courses in psychology should include at least three or four of the following: cognition, developmental, learning, personality, physiological, sensory, and social. Applicants should have competitive GRE scores and GPA (3.5 or higher).

Co-major: The Department offers a co-major program in conjunction with the College of Education leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in psychology and research and evaluation methodology.

For more information, please see our department website:


Doctor of Philosophy

without a concentration

concentration in Women’s/Gender Studies

Master of Arts

Master of Science

without a concentration

Psychology Departmental Courses

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