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 2015:

Freshman Year

Fall Term

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

Spring Term

  • HS101  Europe and the World Since 1500**
  • ST110  Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis* or
  • ST210  Introduction to Statistics or
  • ST265  Biostatistics
  • PY Group V Course**
  • Language Core or Elective
  • Elective**

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

  • EN101  Understanding Literature
  • PL201  Foundations of Philosophy
  • PY291  Research Methods I (with Lab)*
  • PY Group IV Course**
  • Nondepartmental Elective

Spring Term

  • PL200-Level Philosophical Perspectives Course
  • PY200-Level Psychology Course (excluding PY291 and PY292) to count for Social Science Core Requirement
  • PY292  Research Methods II (with Lab)*
  • PY Group VII Course**
  • English Core
  • History Core

Junior Year

Fall Term

  • TH201 Introduction to Theology or
  • Elective
  • PY Group II Course**
  • PY Elective**
  • PY Elective**
  • Math/Science Core (CS111 recommended)

Spring Term

  • PY Group I Course**
  • PY Group III Course**
  • Ethics Core (PL/TH300- or 400-Level)
  • Theology Core
  • Elective

Note: Psychology Competency Examination is taken this semester.

Senior Year

Fall Term

  • PY Group I Course**
  • PY Group VI Course**
  • PY Elective**
  • Nondepartmental Elective
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • PY Elective**
  • Nondepartmental Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

*  Required for major.

** Terms may be interchanged.