The University of Alaska Fairbanks

1997-98 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Course Description Index

Psychology

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Psychology (907) 474-7007

Degrees: B.A., B.S.

Minimum Requirements for Degrees: 120 credits

Psychology seeks to guide the student in an understanding of human behavior. The field of psychology is necessary for students who are preparing for graduate study in psychology and also is helpful in preparing for other career fields.

Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Psychology -- B.A. or B.S. Degree

1. Complete the general university requirements and B.A. or B.S. degree requirements.
2. Complete the following requirements:
PSY 101 -- Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
PSY/SOC 250 -- Introductory Statistics for Behav. Sci
or STAT 200 -- Elementary Probability and Statistics (3 credits)
PSY/SOC 473 -- Social Science Research Methods (3 credits)
3. Complete three credits of a diversity requirement, selected from courses listed below, but not limited to:
ANS (any course)
ANTH 242, 301, 302, 303, 308, 380, 381, 382, 383
COMM 330, 351
HIST 110, 123, 141, 142, 200
HST 120
JB 380
RD 315, 375
PSY 310, 360
SOC 160, 242, 408
WMS (any course) (3 credits)
4. Concentration Areas: Complete a minimum of 15 credits selected from an area of concentration listed below and a minimum of 9 credits from the remaining area.
Experimental, Learning, Physiological Area:
PE/PSY 337 -- Exercise and Sport Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 350 -- Comparative Psychology (3 credits)
PSY/SOC 370 -- Drugs and Drug Dependence (3 credits)
PSY 380 -- Human Behavior in the Arctic (3 credits)
PSY 440 -- Learning (3 credits)
PSY 460 -- Physiological Psychology (4 credits)
PSY 470 -- Sensation and Perception (3 credits)
PSY 475 -- Experimental Psychology (3 credits)
Community, Clinical, Social-Personality Area:
PSY 230 -- Psychology of Adjustment (3 credits)
PSY 240 -- Lifespan Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 304 -- Personality (3 credits)
PSY 310 -- Cross-Cultural Psychology (3 credits)
PSY/SOC 330 -- Social Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 345 -- Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
PSY/WMS 360 -- Psychology of Women Across Cultures (3 credits)
PSY 445 -- Community Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 455 -- Clinical Psychology (3 credits)
Minimum credits required for degree (120 credits)

MINOR in Psychology

Complete 18 credits of psychology courses beyond PSY 101.


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