Catalog 2010-2012

Psychology - Teaching (Extended Program)

The Psychology Teaching major requires a minimum of 142-154 total hours to graduate (depending on the minor chosen). This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx), the Professional Education Requirements (page xxx), and the following specified major requirements to complete the minimum of 142-154 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.



  Psychology: 400:001; 400:101; 400:102; 400:118.....14 hours

  Select one course from each of the five content areas:.....15 hours

    Biological: 400:127, 400:152, 400:155, 400:170.

    Social/Developmental: 400:060, 400:120, 400:160, 400:173.

    Applied: 400:025, 400:070, 400:154, 400:157, 400:158.

    Abnormal/Individual Differences: 400:106, 400:142, 400:161, 400:166.

    Cognition and Learning: 400:050, 400:134, 400:150, 400:151, 400:153.

  Social Science: 900:190; 900:191.....4 hours

Electives in psychology.....9 hours

  Electives may be selected from any of the psychology courses (400:xxx). No more than six total hours of 179, 192, 193, and 198 can count toward fulfilling the major

42 hours


Students electing the teaching major must minor in one of the academic areas usually taught in secondary schools in order to assure student teaching placement and increase the chances of employment. Particularly recommended for a minor are the natural sciences, history, English, mathematics, and some modern languages.