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  • Curriculum

    The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology requires completion of 120 credits, including at least 40 credits in the major as described below. Psychology courses prepare students for graduate study in academic or applied psychology and for careers in psychology-related human service fields such as social work and counseling.

    Students choose their courses in consultation with a faculty advisor. Only courses designated by The New School's Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students satisfy major (or minor) requirements, including psychology electives. Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill the major or minor requirements. Search the University Course Catalog for a list of current course offerings.

    Required Courses Credits
    Choose 1 of the following Introductory Courses:
    • NPSY 2001 Fundamentals of Psychology
    • ULEC 2160/2161 Introduction to Psychology

    3

    Research Methods Course:
    • NPSY 2701 Research Methods I
    4
    Statistics Course:
    • NPSY 2010 Introductory Statistics
    3
    Integrative Foundations Course:
    • NPSY 3347 Cultural Psychology
    3
    Choose 2 to 4 of the following Fundamentals Courses (6-12 credits; minimum 2 courses; maximum 4 courses; 8 courses in total needed across both):
    • NPSY 2556 Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3140 Introduction to Social Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 2401 Theories of Personality (3 credits)
    • NPSY 2501 Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 2601 Cognitive Psychology (3 credits)
    6-12
    Choose 4 to 6 Intermediate Psychology courses (12-18 credits; minimum 4 courses; maximum 6 courses; 8 courses in total needed across both):
    • NSPY 3444 Psychology of Dreams (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3839 The Psychology of Creativity (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3844 Health Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3646 Mindfulness and Meditation in Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3841 Psychology of Women and Gender (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3848 LGBTQI+ Psychology (3 credits) 
    • NPSY 3849 Decolonial Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3851 Psychology for Social Change (3 credits) 
    • NPSY 4003 Psychology, Therapy, and Counseling (3 credits) 
    • NPSY 3220 Psychology of Adolescence (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3820 Media Psychology (3 credits)
    • NPSY 3846 Psychology of Appearance (3 credits)
    • Other elective courses by advisement (3 credits)
    12-18 
    Choose 1 of the following Senior Capstone Experiences (3-4 credits):
    • NPSY 4900 Independent Senior Project (1-4 credits)
    • GPSY 1 graduate-level Psychology course by advisement (3 credits)
    • Internship (3 credits)
    3-4
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