Jul 22, 2024  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is both a preparation for advanced study and a terminal liberal arts degree.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is 120 units, of which 50-51 units are in the major depending on the courses selected. 


Requirements for the Major (50 - 51 units)

The major requires a lower division core of 9 units, an upper division core of 17-18 units and 24 units of electives from designated categories as explained below.  All Psychology majors must receive a grade of C- or higher in all psychology courses.

Upper Division Core Courses (17-18 units)

Upper Division Electives (24 units)

Select two courses each from Groups I-IV (24 units).

In addition to the two core courses selected from Groups V and VI, one course each from these two groups may be taken, to substitute two electives from Groups I-VI, to satisfy the upper division elective requirement.