Undergraduate Courses

Prof. Wendy Quinton in the Honors Seminar

The Department of Psychology offers a wide range of undergraduate courses every day of the week, weekday evenings and occasionally on the weekend. Courses are scheduled to ensure that students may complete the psychology major in four years.

Course Descriptions

Some of our most popular courses include:

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
A broad overview of all aspects of psychology. We offer multiple sections of this class every term (including summer and winter) with day and evening options available. View PSY 101 Research Requirements

PSY 322 Abnormal Psychology
Psychological disorders, leading theories about the source of these disorders, how they are diagnosed and treated. We offer multiple sections of this class every fall and spring semester, and at least one summer section.

PSY 331 Social Psychology
The psychology of human interactions, including how we form attitudes and persuade others, why we conform to and obey rules. We offer multiple sections of this class every fall and spring semester, and at least one summer section.

PSY 341 Cognitive Psychology
How the mind works, including memory, language, decision making and problem solving.
We offer multiple sections of this class every fall and spring semester, and at least one summer section.

PSY 351 Biopsychology
The biological bases of perception, learning, motivation, and problem solving.
We offer multiple sections of this class every fall and spring semester, and at least one summer section.

In addition to lecture-based classes, there are ample opportunities for experiential learning as part of a research lab, a psychology internship or through our Honors Program.