Feb 23, 2024
A Bachelor of Arts with a major in psychology gives you a scientific basis of psychological knowledge. With practical experience and classes, you learn the many ways psychology is applied to everyday life.
The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in psychology.
At least 35 hours of psychology course work.
Psychology core, 17 hours
These courses are prerequisites for many of the advanced psychology courses.
Additional advanced courses, 18 hours
Plus 18 additional hours of psychology course work selected with and approved by a faculty advisor.
Other course requirements
- MATH 1680/MATH 1681 or approved substitution.
- Completion of the university composition requirement with a grade of C or better (recommended before enrolling in advanced psychology course work).
Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
At least 18 hours of psychology course work must be taken at UNT. Of these 18 hours, at least 12 hours must be advanced hours.
The following are graduation requirements for the psychology major:
- A GPA of 2.5 in all psychology courses must be maintained in order for the student to graduate with a psychology major. If the psychology GPA falls below 2.5, additional psychology courses must be taken and passed with high enough grades to retain a 2.5 GPA to graduate as a psychology major.
- Psychology majors must earn a grade of C or better for any psychology courses used in the degree.