This page outlines requirements for the degree in Psychology (BA, Psychology). Students can also study this subject as a minor or as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
The major in Psychology requires completion of thirteen (13) courses, distributed as follows:
Note Regarding Senior WorkThe completion of Senior Work Proposal and Senior Project requires students to collaborate with a faculty member in the Department of Psychology. It is the responsibility of the student to establish contact with a faculty member to discuss the possibility of support for the Senior Project. Contact should be made with a faculty member at least one semester before the commencement of Senior Work Proposal.
Senior Capstone Guidelines (PDF)
Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program. Students are encouraged to download the Program Requirement Worksheet for Psychology to track their progress. Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill major requirements.
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Program ContactJoan MillerDirector of Undergraduate Studies, Psychology212.229.5727 x3106Millerj@newschool.edu