SUNY Oneonta

Curriculum

Major - Choices

B.A.: requires 36 credits in Psychology courses. May take up to 45 credits.

B.S.: requires 36 credits in Psychology courses. May take up to 60 credits.

Psychology Minor: we do not offer a minor.


Required Courses (9 total credits):
PSYC 100 Introductory Psychology
PSYC 221 Research Methods I (limited to Psych majors)
PSYC 222 Research Methods II (limited to Psych majors)

Content Groups (3 credit hours must be taken from each of the 5 groups; 15 total credits):
Biological (3 cr):
PSYC 237: Foundations in Behavioral Neuroscience
PSYC 238: Evolution and Behavior

Clinical (3 cr):
PSYC 270: Personality Theory
PSYC 274: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Cognitive (3 cr):
PSYC 231: Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 232: Sensation and Perception

Developmental (3 cr):
PSYC 240: Child Development
PSYC 246: Lifespan Development

Social (3 cr):
PSYC 260: Introduction to Social Psychology

300 Level Requirement: (Two 300-level courses are required; 6 total credits)
Some examples of 300 level classes include –
PSYC 324 Advanced Topics in Neuroscience
PSYC 326 Comparative Psychology
PSYC 335 Behavior Modification
PSYC 360 Advanced Topics in Social Psychology

Required Courses (9 total credits):
PSYC 100 Introductory Psychology
PSYC 221 Research Methods I (limited to Psych majors)
PSYC 222 Research Methods II (limited to Psych majors)

Content Groups (3 credit hours must be taken from each of the 5 groups; 15 total credits):
Biological (3 cr):
PSYC 237: Foundations in Behavioral Neuroscience
PSYC 238: Evolution and Behavior

Clinical (3 cr):
PSYC 270: Personality Theory
PSYC 274: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Cognitive (3 cr):
PSYC 231: Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 232: Sensation and Perception

Developmental (3 cr):
PSYC 240: Child Development
PSYC 246: Lifespan Development

Social (3 cr):
PSYC 260: Introduction to Social Psychology

300 Level Requirement: (Two 300-level courses are required; 6 total credits)
Some examples of 300 level classes include –
PSYC 324 Advanced Topics in Neuroscience
PSYC 326 Comparative Psychology
PSYC 335 Behavior Modification
PSYC 360 Advanced Topics in Social Psychology
PSYC 365 Applied Social Psychology
PSYC 373 Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
PSYC 374 Advanced Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 394 Special Topics: Psychology and the Law
PSYC 398 Senior Seminar

Psychology Electives: (Two electives are required; 6 total credits)
Approximately 15 additional psychology courses are offered, mostly at the 200-level. See the college catalog for a complete list of courses.

Total= 36 cr. Students may take a maximum of 45 PSYC credits (B.A.) or 60 PSYC credits (B.S.)

A grade of C or better is required in PSYC 100, PSYC 221-222, and any 200-level course that is a pre-requisite for a 300-level course. Students may attempt PSYC 221 and 222 only twice. A passing grade on the College Writing Exam is required to take PSYC 222.

Related Coursework

Mathematics: 3 cr.
MATH 104 or any course fulfilling the GEN ED M2 attribute with the exception of STAT 101

Statistics and Computer Science: 3 cr.
STAT 100-399, CSCI 100-399, INTD 106, 107, 108, or 150

Diversity: 3 cr.
ALS 100, ALS 160, ALS 273, or any WMST course

Philosophy: 3 cr.

Any PHIL course

Science: 3 cr.
BIOL 100-299
CHEM 100-299
PHYS 100-299

Social Sciences: 6 cr. from 2 subject areas
ANTH 100, 140, 214, 219 or 239
FAMS 160
GEOG 100, 103, 210, 225, 230, 233, or 238
POLS 200 or 235
SOCL 100-299

Total Additional Credits: 21

*Students matriculating before Fall 2016 may choose to continue with the old program, or change to the new one.