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Degree Requirements

BA in Psychology
Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
62 credits required for major

Required Human Sciences core - 17 credits
Introduction to Human Sciences Inquiry
The History & Philosophy of the Human Sciences
Research Methods in the Social Sciences
Basic Statistics
Psychology Internship  or Senior Paper

Required Psychology Core - 27 credits
Introduction to Psychology
Personality Theory
Abnormal Psychology
Applied Psychology

Select one learning course:

Learning: A Fundamental Human Process
Behavior Modification: The Change Process
Cognitive Psychology
Related courses (with adviser approval)

Select one developmental course:

Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Men
Child & Adolescent Psychology
Related courses (with adviser approval)

Select one mental health course:

Disorders of Personality
Addictive Disorders in Society
Counseling Theories & Strategies: Level One
Introduction to Family Therapy
Introduction to Group Therapy
Counseling Theories & Strategies: Level Two
Related courses (with adviser approval)

Select one socio-cultural/community course:

Social Psychology
Cultural Psychology
Community Psychology & Social Perspective

Select one biopsychological course:

Interpersonal Neurobiology
Related courses (with adviser approval)

Related electives in human sciences - 18 credits
In consultation with your academic adviser, select psychology and other human sciences courses around educational and professional interests. May include PLA and transfer credits.

Please see the current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.

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