Hours49 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

At least 36 of the total major credits must be 300-level or above. (Students can enroll in 500-level courses on a space-available basis.)
The Psychology Department requires a minimum of 23 hours of psychology major credit to be taken in residence at BYU for this degree program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
A maximum of 15 hours may be taken as Independent Study (only 8 of which may count as departmental residence hours).
Note: All students are encouraged to take Psych 101: Orientation to the Psychology Major. Students considering application to graduate study are strongly encouraged to take Psych 200.
requirement 5 Complete 1 course
requirement 8 Complete 1 course
Psych 310 is a prerequisite for Psych 309 and Psych 312R.
requirement 9 Complete 3.0 hours from the following option(s)
Capstone seminars.
option 9.1 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
To enroll in capstone seminars, students must have completed Requirements 1 through 6, and Requirement 8. Students must also have senior status at BYU.
Program Outcomes: 

A. Knowledge of the Discipline

Comprehend,apply,and synthesize knowledge of the discipline of psychology. (ContentOutcome)

B. Effective Research and Writing

Understand and apply basic research methods in psychology including data analysis and interpretation, research design, psychometric methods, and the writing of results in the light of previous findings. (Competency Outcome)

C. Experiential Learning

Apply the principles of psychology in an internship setting (399R), a teaching (410R) or community service setting (420R), or in a mentored-research setting (430R) before graduation.