Individualized Study

The Individualized Study option is a research-based course of study primarily designed for students whose interests don't fit into one of the emphases. Individualized study students work out a program of study with their faculty advisor and the Graduate Coordinator. One course outside of the department may be included in the program of study as an elective with the approval of the faculty advisor and graduate coordinator.

A minimum of 41 semester hours and a thesis are required for the M.A. degree. The program is designed to be completed in two full years of study, including two academic years and two summers.

Required Courses:

PSYCH 6001 - Advanced Statistics  ........... 3 cr

PSYCH 6002 - Research Design.................3 cr  

PSYCH 6006 - Research in Psychology......6 cr

PSYCH 6285 - Readings in Psychology..... 2 cr

PSYCH 6299 - Thesis Research................. 6 cr

Emphasis electives (as listed below) ...... 21 cr

Program Total credit hours...........................41

Emphasis electives are determined in consultation with the faculty advisor and Graduate Coordinator.

The following courses are pre-approved as electives for this program:

PSYCH 5102, PSYCH 5103, PSYCH 5104, PSYCH 5204, PSYCH 5303, PSYCH 5304, PSYCH 5305, PSYCH 5404, PSYCH 5502, PSYCH 5503, PSYCH 5504, PSYCH 5505, PSYCH 5604, PSYCH 5606, PSYCH 5607, PSYCH 5608, PSYCH 6002, PSYCH 6003, PSYCH 6006, PSYCH 6201, PSYCH 6202, PSYCH 6203, PSYCH 6204, PSYCH 6205, PSYCH 6285, PSYCH 6289, PSYCH 6401, PSYCH 6406, PSYCH 6410

3 hours total of PSYCH 5704 or 5705