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 requirement for Psychology majors can be met with sign language courses taken at Northern Essex Community College (NECC). More information about this policy is available on the Psychology Department website. For information about the sign language courses and program at NECC, please visit NECC website. As with all off-campus courses, students taking sign language courses at NECC must complete a Prior Authorization for Off Campus Courses form.
4Required for entering Freshmen in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.
5Students who choose to focus on adults select PSYC.2720 and PSYC.3600; students who choose to focus on children and adolescents select PSYC.2320 or PSYC.2720 and select PSYC.3610.
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 concentration as part of the Psychology degree, student must have both an overall GPA and a Psychology GPA of at least a 3.0.
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 adviser 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.
Restriction on off-campus study:
Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.
Last updated: 3/15/2019