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Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology: General Psychology Major (32 credit hours)

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The General Psychology Major is recommended for students who are not pursuing graduate study in psychology. The flexibility offered by the General Psychology Major helps prepare students for a variety of career paths in which an understanding of psychology would be beneficial or for graduate study in disciplines outside of psychology. Admission to the General Psychology Major requires a minimum grade of “C” in all five Introductory Core courses (PSY 1000, PSY 1400, PSY 1401, PSY 1600, and PSY 3000). 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 General Psychology Major. All psychology majors are strongly encouraged to satisfy the College-Level Mathematics or Quantitative Reasoning Proficiency before taking upper-level classes.

Practicum or Laboratory (3 hours)

One practicum course above the three credits required may count as an elective.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement

Students who have chosen the General Psychology Major will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing one of the following courses:

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