Psychological Science B.A.

All students must meet the Degree and University Requirements.

All students must meet the Catamount Core Curriculum Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

At least 32 credits in major courses, including:

PSYS 1400Intro to Psychological Science3
PSYS 2000Psych Research Methods w/lab4
PSYS 2010Statistics for Psych Sci4
Choose 4 of the following:12
Learning, Cognition & Behavior
Social Psychology
Developmental Psych: Childhood
3 courses/9-12 credits in PSYS numbered 3100 to 3990 or PSYS 49909-12
Psychological Science majors must complete at least one course in natural science (N1/N2) from outside the Department of Psychological Science.


Students completing the B.A. in Psychological Science may not also receive the B.A. in Neuroscience, the B.S. in Neuroscience, or the B.S. in Psychological Science.

Other Information

In the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), only one course may overlap between a major and a minor or between two CAS majors.

For a Bachelor of Arts degree, no more than 45 credits in courses with the same departmental prefix may be used toward completion of the 120 credits required for graduation.

At least half of the credits used to complete major requirements must be taken at the University of Vermont.