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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology: Behavioral Science Major (37 hours)

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A minimum of nine (9) hours must be taken from the WMU Psychology Department, and the student must obtain a grade of “C” or better in any courses that count toward the Behavioral Science major. All psychology majors are required to satisfy the College-Level Mathematics or Quantitative Proficiency before registering for PSY 3000.

Self Instructional courses will not generally count toward a psychology major.

Admission to the Behavioral Science major will require a minimum grade of “B” in all three Introductory Core courses (PSY 1000, PSY 1400 and PSY 1600) and the two Research Methods courses (PSY 3000 and PSY 3300).

Introductory Core (9 hours)

Research Methods (6 hours)

Theory and Advanced Principles of Behavior (7 hours)

Practicum or Laboratory (6 hours)

 One practicum course above the six credits required may count as an elective,

Acceptable Minors:

Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Economics, English, Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics. Political Science, Practical Writing, Sociology, Social Work, and others approved by the department advisor.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement

Students who have chosen the General Psychology major will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing:

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