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Major and Minors


Major in Psychology

Students wishing to graduate from McMurry with a B.A. degree in psychology must take the following Psychology core courses:

Major in Psychology Core

COURSES HOURS
PSYC 1340 General Psychology 3
PSYC 2360 Developmental Psychology 3
PSYC 2370 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 3301 Priniciples of Learning 3
PSYC 3305 Research Methods & Statistics I 3
PSYC 3306 Research Methods and Statistics II 3
PSYC 3320 Personality Psychology 3
PSYC 4300 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 4325 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSYC 4341 Physiological Psychology 3
PSYC 4392 Senior Seminar in Psychology 3
SUB-TOTAL HOURS 33

In addition, they must choose one of the following concentration areas, for a total of 45-46 hours. 

 

General Psychology Concentration [A total of 12 hours]:

Select any 4 other psychology courses for which you have met the prerequisite

 

Neurocognitive Psychology Concentration [A total of 13 hours]:

[Required] [Select 2 courses from]
Physiological Psychology II Psychopharmacology
Anatomy and Physiology I Sleep & Dreams
Psychological Tests & Measures
Psychology of Language

 

Counseling & Development Concentration [A total of 12 hours]:

[Required] [Select 2 courses from]:
Counseling Psychology Parenting
Healthy Relationships Marriage & Family Therapy
Gerontology
Death & Dying
Psychological Tests & Measures



Other requirements: A minor in some other subject field; and one year of a college-level foreign language.

 

Minor in Psychology


The Department of Psychology offers the following minors: 

Psychology Minor

(for non-Psychology majors)
PSYC 1340 General Psychology 3
Select three:
PSYC 2360 Developmental Psychology 3
PSYC 2370 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 3301 Principles of Learning 3
PSYC 3320 Personality Psychology 3
PSYC 4300 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 4341 Physiological Psychology 3
PSYC 4375 Counseling Psychology 3
6 hours of any
PSYC electives
6
Total = 18 hrs

Minor in Neurocognitive Psychology

Neurocognitive Minor


(for non-Psychology majors)
Required:
PSYC 1340 General Psychology 3
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
PSYC 4341 Physiological Psychology I 3
PSYC 4345 Physiological Psychology II 3
Electives (select two):
PSYC 3301 Priniciples of Learning 3
PSYC 4325 Cognitive Psychology 3
PSYC 4390 Psychopharmacology 3
PSYC 3310 Psychology of Language 3
PSYC 3345 Sleep & Dreams 3
PSYC 4300 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 4315 Psychological Test & Measures 3
Total = 19 hrs

 


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For More Information Contact

Dr. Greg Schneller, Chair
Department of Psychology
McMurry University
1 McMurry University #86
Abilene, TX 79697

Office: Old Main 305C
Phone: (325) 793-4619
Email: schneller.greg@mcm.edu