General Experimental Psychology Concentration
The terminal M.A. in Psychology with a concentration in general experimental psychology requires 36 credit hours—9 credits in three core courses, 11 credits of statistics and research methods, 10 credits of electives, and 6 credits of thesis.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
In addition to the application materials required by The Graduate School, applicants must submit a Psychology Department Application form (which includes two brief essays), which is available at https://psy.uncg.edu/graduate/applying/.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 36 credit hours
Degree requirements for students in the terminal M.A. program in Psychology with a concentration in general experimental psychology are identical to those for students in the M.A. portion of the M.A./Ph.D. program in Psychology with a Cognitive, Developmental, Social, or General Experimental concentration, with one exception: For students in the M.A./Ph.D. programs, only courses with grades of B or better may count toward the M.A. degree. Grades below B in courses to be counted toward the M.A. degree must be replaced either by re-taking the same course or by earning a grade of B or better in another course that the Department Head formally determines to be an equivalent course (upon consultation with the instructor(s) of the course in the Psychology department).
|Select at least one core course from three of the five psychology core areas: 1|
|Advanced Social Psychology|
|Physiology of Sensory and Behavioral Processes|
|Psychological Disorders in Children|
|Psychological Disorders in Adults|
|Statistics and Methodology||11|
|Statistical Methods in Psychology I|
|Statistical Methods in Psychology II|
|Research Methods in Psychology|
Select an additional 10 credit hours from 600-level psychology courses or, with the permission of the Director of Graduate Study, graduate level courses in other departments
|Thesis (6 credits)|
Only core courses in which a grade of B or better is earned will count toward the core course requirement.