In addition to the general requirements, admission to the major requires completion of PSY 103 or its equivalent with a minimum grade of C. For the Bachelor of Arts with a major or minor in psychology, the general education requirements must be met. Psychology majors must not use psychology courses to fulfill the Social Sciences component of the University Studies requirement.
For the major, 30 semester hours are required, including PSY 103 (Psychological Systems), PSY 202 (Lifespan Development), PSY 204 (Experimental Procedures), PSY 458 (Abnormal Psychology), and PSY 465 (Social Psychology), as well as MATH 231 (Statistical Techniques). In support of course work in psychology, majors are also required to take BIO 104 (Human Biology) and SS 305 (Political and Economic Power). If a student has a second major, the minimum requirement in psychology is 24 hours. Transfer students must take at least half of the specified credit hours for the major at Spalding University.
For the minor, 18 semester hours, including PSY 103 and PSY 204 are required, and MATH 231 is required in support of the psychology minor.
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