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Psychology, B.A.

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Department Chairperson:

Erin O’Hea
Office: Shields Science Center 205
Phone: 508-565-1708

Students, in consultation with their psychology faculty advisors, will design their own sequence. Examples of sequences students can design include school psychology sequence, clinical psychology sequence, industrial-organizational psychology sequence, graduate school experimental psychology sequence, Masters level counseling psychology sequence, etc. The students’ choices should be guided by their present and future goals.

The major in Psychology requires the completion of eleven courses.

Complete Three Required Courses

Complete Two Elective Psychology Courses

Students can take any two 200, 300 or 400-level Psychology courses.


Although Internships are not required, many majors choose to complete one. Any Junior and Senior Psychology majors with GPA’s of 3.00 or greater desiring to enroll in either PSY 475 - Internship in Applied Psychology I  or PSY 476 - Internship in Applied Psychology II  must schedule an appointment with the Director of Psychology Department Internships prior to completing any Internship Application paperwork or contacting any placement sites.

In addition to completing 120 hours of field placement for a three-credit internship, students will be expected to meet periodically both individually and in group settings with the Director of Internships. Readings and writing assignments may be assigned as necessary in order to enhance performance at the placement.

Only one Internship may be included as part of the courses needed to fulfill the major.

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