Psychology Major, BA

Campus: NYC, Westchester


This major prepares students for graduate school in both research and applied psychology and for entry-level employment in many fields of human services. 

Note that a prerequisite for this program is PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (4 credits) taken either as a University Core Curriculum requirement or an Open Elective.

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements 47
Open Electives 25-37
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)

See complete University Core requirements.

University Core
Complete University Core Requirements44-55
Total Credits44-55

Major Requirements (47 Credits)

Required Major Courses
PSY 205Statistics in Psychology and Allied Fields4
PSY 304Social Psychology4
PSY 308History of Psychology4
PSY 311Biological Psychology4
PSY 315Cognitive Psychology4
or PSY 323 Psychology of Learning
PSY 375Lifespan Development Psychology4
PSY 380Experimental Psychology I4
PSY 381Experimental Psychology II4
Required Major Electives
Select 15 credits of any 200 level and/or 300 level PSY courses15
Total Credits47

Open Electives (25-37 Credits)

Open Electives
Select 25-37 credits 125-37
Total Credits25-37