Dec 15, 2018  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Psychology

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Main Departmental Office
Terrill Hall, Room 316

Mailing address:
1155 Union Circle #311280
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Fax: 940-565-4682

Web site:

Undergraduate Advising Office
Terrill Hall, Room 330

Vicki Campbell, Chair



The Department of Psychology offers training for individuals interested in combining a major in psychology with a variety of career areas. Careful selection of courses required to complete a major in psychology along with an accompanying 18-hour minor from another field provide the following possibilities: (1) graduate training in such specialty areas of psychology as experimental, clinical, counseling, quantitative, health psychology/behavioral medicine, physiological; (2) application to dental, medical and law schools; or (3) entry-level employment in such fields as advertising, gerontology, child development/child care, computer science, criminal justice, marketing, recreation, rehabilitation, social work and technical writing. Other areas also are available upon consultation with an advisor.

Programs of Study

The department offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

The department offers minors in psychology  and in LGBT studies .

The Bachelor of Science with a major in psychology is primarily for those students planning to enter a graduate program in psychology leading to a PhD degree. It requires the completion of Introduction to Psychological Measurement (PSYC 3630 ) and Honors Thesis (PSYC 4950 ).

Graduate Degrees

The department offers graduate programs in the following areas:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, with a major in clinical psychology;
  • Master of Science, and
  • Doctor of Philosophy, both with a major in counseling psychology;
  • Doctor of Philosophy with a major in health psychology and behavioral medicine;
  • Master of Science, and
  • Doctor of Philosophy, both with a major in experimental psychology.

For further information, consult the Graduate Catalog.

The doctoral programs in counseling psychology, and clinical psychology and health psychology and behavioral medicine have been approved by the American Psychological Association (Commission on Accreditation, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242; 202-336-5979).

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