Loyola University Maryland

Department of Psychology

Undergraduate Sample Curriculum

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Requirements for a major and an example of a typical program of courses are as follows for Class of 2014:

Freshman Year

Fall Term

  • BL105: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology*(fall only)
  • WR100: Effective Writing**
  • PY101: Introductory Psychology*
  • Fine Arts Core**
  • Language Core

Spring Term

  • HS101: History of Modern Western Civilization**
  • ST110 or ST210 or ST265: Statistical Methods* (Prerequisite for PY291)
  • PY201: Social Psychology*
  • Language Core
  • Elective**

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

  • EN101: Understanding Literature
  • PL201: Foundations of Philosophy
  • PY203: Psychology of Personality*
  • PY291: Research Methods I (with Lab)* - Note math prerequisite
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • PL200-Level Philosophical Perspectives Course
  • PY202: Psychopathology*
  • PY292: Research Methods II (with Lab)*
  • English Core
  • History Core

Junior Year

Fall Term

  • TH201: Introduction to Theology or Elective
  • PY Group I Course**
  • PY Group II Course**
  • PY Group IV Course**
  • Math/Science Core

Spring Term

  • PY Elective
  • PY Group III Course**
  • Ethics Core (PL/TH 300 or 400 level course)
  • Theology Core
  • Departmental Elective

Note: Psychology Competency Examination taken this semester

Senior Year

Fall Term

  • PY Group I Course**
  • PY Group VI Course**
  • Departmental Elective
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • PY Group V Course
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

* Required for major
** Terms may be interchanged