Psychology, M.A.

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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. Doctoral Track (a M.A. to Ph.D. program) in Psychology with a Cognitive, Developmental, Social, or General Experimental concentration, with one exception: For students in M.A. Doctoral Track 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).

Research Practicum (3 credits)
PSY 605First Year Research Practicum3
Core Courses (6 credits)
PSY 630Proseminar in Experimental Psychology I3
PSY 631Proseminar in Experimental Psychology II3
Statistics and Methodology (11 credits)
PSY 609Statistical Methods in Psychology I 4
PSY 610Statistical Methods in Psychology II 4
PSY 624Research Methods in Psychology3
Additional Courses (10 credits)
Select 10 credits from 600-level psychology courses or graduate-level courses in other departments *10
Thesis (6 credits)
PSY 699Thesis6
Total Credit Hours36

Courses selected from other departments require the permission of the Graduate Program Director.