Specific Requirements for Admission to the Psychology Major
Completion of PSY 201 Introductory Psychology with a 2.00 GPA in completed PSY courses, completion of at least 24 hours of undergraduate study, and at least one PSY course in residence at Creighton University.
Psychology Major requirements (38 credits)
|Group A: Introduction and Research Methodologies of Psychology|
|Students must complete all courses in Group A.|
|PSY 201||Introductory Psychology||3|
|PSY 313||Research Methods And Statistics I||3|
|PSY 314||Research Methods and Statistics I - Laboratory||1|
|PSY 315||Research Methods And Statistics II||3|
|PSY 316||Research Methods And Statistics II Laboratory||1|
|Group B: Foundational Domains in Psychology|
|Students complete one course from each of the following four domains.|
or PSY 434
|Learning: Basic Processes|
|Sensation and Perception|
or PSY 437
|Infant and Child Development 1|
or PSY 342
|Adolescent And Adult Development|
or PSY 351
|Psychology of Personality|
or PSY 344
Students select a fifth course from the four domains above.
|Group C: Applications of Psychology||3|
|Students must complete one of the following courses.|
|Psychology and the Law|
|Group D: Senior Capstone Courses||3|
|One required. To enroll in Group D courses, students must be of Junior or Senior standing and have or be enrolled in 15 Psychology hours.|
|Undergraduate Internship In Psychology|
|Undergraduate Internship In Industrial/Organizational Psychology|
|History And Systems Of Psychology|
|Cross-Cultural Issues in Psychology|
|Honors Seminar (on invitation)|
|Advanced Behavioral Research (instructor consent)|
|PSY Elective Courses 2||6|
|Students complete 6 credits (2 courses). 3|
Students must choose either PSY 341 or PSY 342 to apply for Group B credit. Both courses will not count toward the Group B major requirements.
PSY 271 and PSY 510 will never fulfill any Psychology major requirement.
PSY 495 and/or PSY 497 can only account for 3 credits. NES 466, SWK 261 and BIO 371 also count as electives.