All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology I
9 hours to be selected from 3 of the 4 areas listed below.
PSYC 3510 Educational Psychology
PSYC 4020 Learning
PSYC 4310 Psychological and Educational Testing
PSYC 4510 Pscyhology in the Schools
PSYC 4560 Forensic Psychology
PSYC 4630 Organizational Psychology
PSYC 4640 Personnel Psychology
PSYC 3450 Social Psychology
PSYC 3520 Child Psychology
PSYC 3540 Adolescent Psychology
PSYC 4450 Personality Theories
PSYC 3410 Clinical Psychology
PSYC 3430 Personality and Adjustment
PSYC 4440 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4590 Psychology of Exceptional Children
PSYC 4800 Law and Psychology
PSYC 4070 Cognitive Psychology
PSYC 4090 Cognitive Neuroscience
PSYC 4210 Sensation and Perception
PSYC 4230 Behavioral Neuroscience
PSYC 4270 Animal Behavior
PSYC 4320 Hormones and Behavior
Additional 18 hours to be selected from the Department of Psychology (PSYC) or PHIL 3650 Philosophy of the Mind.
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 credit hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
PSYC 1020 Introduction to Psychology II and PSYC 2000 are recommended courses.
If you are considering graduate studies in Psychology at UNO the following are pre-requisites for admission: PSYC 3130 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences, PSYC 3140 Methods of Psychological Inquiry and a lecture/lab pair (lecture/labs need to be sequential in order). In addition, if you are considering graduate work in psychology, it is strongly recommended that you contact the Psychology Department Chair to make an appointment to discuss your options.
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