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    California State University Fullerton
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 University catalog

Psychology, B.A.

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(120 units)

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology requires 41 units in the major, which includes experimental and laboratory courses, and electives.

Upper Division (32 units)

Required Courses (23 units)

Elective 300- and 400-Level Courses (9 units)

  • Two 300- or 400-level electives in Psychology (6)
  • One 400-level elective, excluding PSYC 495  and PSYC 494 

Special Requirements

Each course counted toward the major must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher. In addition, the overall minimum GPA must be 2.0 or greater for all units attempted in Psychology courses whether the course is counted toward the major or not; whether upper or lower division; or whether taken at Cal State Fullerton or elsewhere. No more than a total of three units of either PSYC 498  or PSYC 499  may be applied toward the major. No more than three units of PSYC 495  may be applied toward the major. PSYC 494  may not be used toward the major, but three units of this course may be counted toward units to graduate from the university. A minimum of 21 units counted toward the major must have been completed in psychology at CSUF.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement

To satisfy the course component of the university’s Upper-Division Writing Requirement, psychology majors must complete three courses totaling eight units with at least a “C” (2.0). These same courses satisfy a portion of the requirements for the major.

Total (120 units)

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