Feb 28, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024

Psychology, BA


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Requirements for the Major


The major in psychology (39 or 41 credit hours) sets three goals for student development: to master a central core of psychological knowledge, to acquire basic methodological and computer skills, and to attain a sophisticated knowledge of at least one area within psychology. Students must take the following courses:

Specialized Courses


Psychology majors are encouraged to include courses in anthropology, the biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, philosophy, physics, and sociology as they plan their undergraduate career.

  • One additional psychology elective at the 300-400 level
  • One additional psychology elective at the 400 level
  • One 400-level seminar (from the list of advanced seminars or seminar-equivalent classes, e.g., PS 412 , PS 413 , PS 415 , PS 420 )

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