Suzette Astley, William Dragon (chair), Carolyn Enns, Alice Ganzel, Melinda Green, Steven Neese
A minimum of 13 courses, and one of three concentrations listed below. Research Methods I (PSY 292) should be completed by the end of the sophomore year. Research Methods II (PSY 392) should be completed by the end of the junior year for all majors in the Specialist or Behavioral Neuroscience concentrations. Statistics (STA 201 or STA 347-STA 348) must be taken before Research Methods II (PSY 392), and PSY 392 must be completed no later than the end of the junior year and before PSY 483. The Senior Seminar (PSY 483) can be taken any time after the completion of Research Methods II (PSY 392)
Note: Students must take a 200-level course before enrolling in any 300-level course.
Behavioral Neuroscience Concentration
This program of study is recommended for students who are considering graduate study in Behavioral Neuroscience, biological subfields of psychology, as well as for those interested in neuroscience or health-related careers.
The two additional courses in Biology or Chemistry must be above the BIO 141 and CHE 121 levels. These additional courses should be consistent with the student’s overall plan of study and should be selected in consultation with their Psychology advisor.
Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach social studies should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education department section for application and certification information.