UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Psychology Major

Psychology Major: 45 Total Credits

Required Courses: 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 101 General Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 110 Careers in Psychology 1 cr.
PSYC 201 Behavioral Statistics 3 cr.
PSYC 216 Research Methods 3 cr.
PSYC 315 Psychological Measurement and Evaluation 3 cr.
PSYC 450 Senior Seminar in Psychology 2 cr.

Psychology

Psychological Foundations - 18 cr. hrs.

Experimental

Choose 3 from the following:
PSYC 305 Learning and Motivation 3 cr.
PSYC 310 Memory and Thinking 3 cr.
PSYC 340 Animal Behavior 3 cr.
PSYC 350 Sensation and Perception 3 cr.
PSYC 355 Physiological Psychology 3 cr.

Social

Choose 3 from the following:
PSYC 320 Psychology of Personality 3 cr.
PSYC 325 Abnormal Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 335 Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence 3 cr.
PSYC 336 Developmental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging 3 cr.
PSYC 360 Social Psychology 3 cr.

Elective Psychology Courses: 12 cr. hrs.

In addition to completing the course area requirements, the student must take additional psychology courses to achieve the required 45 credits for the major. These courses may be selected from any of the areas listed including courses below (PSYC 220 and PSYC 245 may not count towards elective credits in the major).

Psychology Option Electives

PSYC 225 Psychology of Gender 3 cr.
PSYC 250 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 260 Behavior Modification 3 cr.
PSYC 269 Health Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 270 Sport Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 280 Drugs and the Nervous System 3 cr.
PSYC 289 Special Topics in Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 361 Psychological Foundations of Employee Selection 3 cr.
PSYC 362 Psychological Foundations of Employee Training 3 cr.
PSYC 375 The Psychology of Sexuality 3 cr.
PSYC 378 Psychology Semester Abroad 3 cr.
PSYC 379 Internship in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.
PSYC 385 The Psychology of Prejudice and Racism (d) 3 cr.
PSYC 425 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 490 Independent Study in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.

Health

Health Option Requirements - 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 269 Health Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 270 Sport Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 325 Abnormal Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 355 Physiological Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 360 Social Psychology 3 cr.

Health Option Electives - 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 225 Psychology of Gender 3 cr.
PSYC 250 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 260 Behavior Modification 3 cr.
PSYC 280 Drugs and the Nervous System 3 cr.
PSYC 305 Learning and Motivation 3 cr.
PSYC 310 Memory and Thinking 3 cr.
PSYC 316 Advanced Research Methods 3 cr.
PSYC 320 Psychology of Personality 3 cr.
PSYC 335 Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence 3 cr.
PSYC 336 Developmental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging 3 cr.
PSYC 375 The Psychology of Sexuality 3 cr.
PSYC 378 Psychology Semester Abroad 3 cr.
PSYC 379 Internship in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.
PSYC 385 The Psychology of Prejudice and Racism (d) 3 cr.
PSYC 425 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 490 Independent Study in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.

I/O

Industrial and Oganizational Psychology Option Requirements - 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 250 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 305 Learning and Motivation 3 cr. OR
PSYC 310 Memory and Thinking 3 cr.
PSYC 360 Social Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 361 Psychological Foundations of Employee Selection 3 cr. OR
PSYC 362 Psychological Foundations of Employee Training 3 cr.

Industrial and Organization Psychology Option Electives - 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 225 Psychology of Gender 3 cr.
PSYC 250 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 260 Behavior Modification 3 cr.
PSYC 269 Health Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 280 Drugs and the Nervous System 3 cr.
PSYC 305 Learning and Motivation 3 cr.
PSYC 310 Memory and Thinking 3 cr.
PSYC 316 Advanced Research Methods 3 cr.
PSYC 350 Sensation and Perception 3 cr.
PSYC 361 Psychological Foundations of Employee Selection 3 cr.
PSYC 362 Psychological Foundations of Employee Training 3 cr.
PSYC 379 Internship in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.
PSYC 385 The Psychology of Prejudice and Racism (d) 3 cr.
PSYC 490 Independent Study in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.

Mental Health

Mental Health Option Requirements - 15 cr. hrs

PSYC 260 Behavior Modification 3 cr.
PSYC 269 Health Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 320 Psychology of Personality 3 cr.
PSYC 325 Abnormal Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 425 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3 cr.

Mental Health Option Electives - 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 280 Drugs and the Nervous System 3 cr.
PSYC 305 Learning and Motivation 3 cr.
PSYC 310 Memory and Thinking 3 cr.
PSYC 316 Advanced Research Methods 3cr.
PSYC 335 Developemental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence 3 cr. OR
PSYC 336 Developemental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging 3 cr.
PSYC 360 Social Psychology
PSYC 379 Internship in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.
PSYC 385 The Psychology of Prejudice and Racism (d) 3 cr.
PSYC 490 Independent Study in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.

Social Justice

Social Justice Option Requirements - 15 cr. hrs.

PSYC 225 Psychology of Gender 3 cr.
PSYC 280 Drugs and the Nervous System 3 cr.
PSYC 325 Abnormal Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 360 Social Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 385 The Psychology of Prejudice and Racism (d) 3 cr.

Social Justice Option Electives - 15 cr. hrs

PSYC 269 Health Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 316 Advanced Research Methods 3 cr.
PSYC 320 Psychology of Personality 3 cr.
PSYC 335 Developemental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence 3 cr. OR
PSYC 336 Developemental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging 3 cr.
PSYC 355 Physiological Psychology 3 cr.
PSYC 375 The Psychology of Human Sexuality 3 cr.
PSYC 379 Internship in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.
PSYC 490 Independent Study in Psychology 1 to 3 cr.

Department of Psychology

151 Centennial Science Hall
715-425-3306
www.uwrf.edu/PSYC/

Chair - Travis Tubré; Faculty - Melanie Ayres, James Cortright, Abigail Jackson, Cynthia Kernahan, Richard Seefeldt, Todd Wilkinson; Program Associate - Jody Sather

The vision of the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is to continue providing students with a solid foundation in psychology. We seek to achieve regional and national recognition by offering excellent teaching, fostering research and dissemination of results, promoting global and multicultural perspectives, and preparing alumni for graduate study and professional careers. We will cultivate ethical and social development through our curriculum, student organizations, and community service.