Psychology Degree Pathway – B.A. Program at Marylhurst

This is a pathway to a degree for the B.A. in Psychology at Marylhurst. This is a resource to help you visualize your coursework through the degree program. This pathway is just for planning purposes and we encourage you to discuss your course plan with your academic adviser.

Summary of Degree Requirements (B.A. in Psychology)

Major 60 credits
Marylhurst Core 40 credits
General Electives 80 credits
Total for Degree 180 credits

Year One – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 1 HS 302 Introduction to Human Sciences Inquiry or HS 404 The History and Philosophy of the Human Sciences
HS 360 Learning: A Fundamental Human Process or PSY 308 Behavior Modification: The Change Process or PSY 432 Cognitive Psychology
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology
12
Winter – Year 1 PSY 318 Cultural Psychology or PSY 342 Community Psychology and Social Perspective
PSY 328 Developmental Psychology or PSY 363 Child Adolescent Psychology
PSY 336 Abnormal Psychology
12
Spring – Year 1 SS 304 Research Methods in the Social Sciences or HS 400 Qualitative Inquiry
PSY 403 Applied Psychology
PSY 334 Personality Theory
12
Summer – Year 1 PSY 370 Biopsychology or PSY 385 Interpersonal Neurobiology
Elective in the Major
8

Year Two – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 2 MTH 251 Basic Statistics
PSY 362 Counseling Theories and Strategies
8
Winter – Year 2 PSY 498 Senior Paper or PSY 494 Internship
Elective in the Major
8

Schedule of Classes

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Schedule of Classes

Academic Calendar

calendar - Marylhurst UniversityMarylhurst has four academic terms a year (fall, winter, spring and summer) with course registration for each term opening about two-to-three months prior to the start of classes. Visit the Academic Calendar to view all key dates.

Academic Calendar

Academic Advising 

Need help or advice about which classes to take and when? Connect with our academic advisers – no appointment necessary. We are located on the second floor, south end, of the B.P. John Administration Building. Or call us at 503.534.4050 or email advisingcenter@marylhurst.edu.

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