For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.
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Total Minimum Credits = 120
1Students must earn a grade of C or higher.
2Choose from PSYC.2730, PSYC.2760, PSYC.2770 or PSYC.2780.
3World Ready Language Track (WR track) requires successful completion of a two course sequence in a World Language (depending on placement) and three approved courses on the culture/history/literature/film related to that language, but taught in English. (Total of 15 credits.) For detailed information refer to Policies - Language Requirements in the undergraduate catalog. The World Language language requirement can be met with Sign Language. Contact the Psychology Chair for more information on this option.
4Required for entering Freshmen in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences.
5Choose from PSYC.4730, PSYC.4740, PSYC.4750, PSYC.4770, or PSYC.4780
A major in psychology consists of 36 - 54 psychology credits with at least 18 credits at the 3000 level or higher. Students transferring to the college and wishing to major in psychology must make individual arrangements with the department chairperson regarding satisfaction of major course requirements. To graduate with a Psychology degree, students must have a 2.2 GPA in psychology courses and an overall minimum GPA of 2.0.
The following program of study assumes classes are taken during each of the three summers, as shown below. If students can carry one extra course per fall-spring semester, it would only be necessary to register for one summer session.
Free elective credits may be used to fulfill requirements for an additional major and/or minor area of study.
Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcomes in the major are met as follows:
No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum policy for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.
Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.
Psychology Major Requirements
Restriction on off-campus study:
Last Updated: 5/11/2018