Master of Science in Psychology
The M.S. in Psychology is exclusively a preliminary degree for students working toward a Ph.D. The aim is to evaluate and prepare students for work beyond the master of science.
|PSYC 501||Biological Bases of Behavior||3|
|PSYC 502||Social Bases of Behavior||3|
|PSYC 503||Learning and Cognition||3|
|PSYC 504||Individual and Cultural Differences||3|
|PSYC 545||Graduate Statistics I||3|
|PSYC 546||Graduate Statistics II||3|
|Select eight credit hours||8|
|PSYC 591||Research and Thesis M.S.||6|
|Total Credit Hours||32|
The core four course sequence of PSYC 501- PSYC 504 constitutes the comprehensive requirement for the degree. Students must complete it with a minimum of a “B” average and no more than one “C” in these four core courses. Core courses must be completed within two years after the sequence is started.
The remaining courses are planned by the student and adviser according to the requirements of the student’s program area as noted below. No more than 12 credit hours may be taken below the 500-level. More detailed information concerning requirements for specialization in the areas of clinical or industrial/organizational psychology is available from the department.
Upon completion of the thesis, the student must satisfactorily complete an oral examination, which is limited to a defense of the thesis.
Additional courses for Clinical students
|PSYC 510||Clinical Assessment I||3|
|PSYC 518||Basic Clinical Skills||1|
|PSYC 519||Therapy I-A||2|
|Total Credit Hours||9|