Western Kentucky University

Psychological Sciences

Psychological Science: Core Requirements 

Foundations of Psychology (15 hours)

  • PSY 100 Introductory Psychology is required 
  • Developmental Processes (3 hours) 
    • PSYS 220 Introduction of Lifespan Developmental Psychology 
  • Learning and Cognition (3 hours)
    • PSYS 331 Psychology of Learning
    • PSYS 333 Cognitive Psychology
  • Individual Differences and Social Processes (3 hours)
    • PSYS 350 Social Psychology
    • PSYS 440 Abnormal Psychology
  • Biological Bases of Behavior and Mental Processes (3 hours)
    • PSYS 360 Behavioral Neuroscience
    • PSYS 363 Sensory and Perceptual Systems

Research Methods and Statistics (7 hours)

  • PSYS 210 Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYS 211 Research Methods in Psychology Laboratory
  • PSYS 313 Statistics in Psychology 

Capstone (3 hours) 

  • PSYS 481 History in Psychology
  • PSYS 490 Research, Readings, or Special Projects in Psychology 
 Last Modified 5/21/14