Advanced Placement

Students with an Advanced Placement (AP) score of 4 or 5 on the Psychology Exam will be granted credit in PSYC 101. This credit will satisfy the PSYC 101 prerequisite for upper-level psychology classes.

Requirements for the Major in Psychology

Number of Units
Nine psychology units are required. No more than one unit of a psychology SIP may count toward the nine units required.

Required Courses
PSYC 101 General Psychology
PSYC 390 Experimental Methods
Two courses at the 400 level

Required Cognates
MATH 105, MATH 260, or ANSO 212 (at C- or better). MATH 260 is preferred.

Requirements for the Minor in Psychology

Number of Units
Six units are required. Students who plan to earn a minor in psychology must declare the minor by the fall quarter of their senior year.

Required Courses
PSYC 101 General Psychology
Five additional psychology electives, not including PSYC 390.
Please check on prerequisites for each course.

Students may not major in human development and social relations (HDSR) and minor in psychology.