Degree Requirements | Department of Psychology

Degree Requirements

There are two degree options for psychology majors. Please speak with an advisor to decide which option is best for you (Terrill Hall, Room 330).

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology

1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the "General University Requirements" in the Academics section of the catalog and the The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences requirements. 2. Major Requirements: At least 35 hours of psychology course work, composed of the following 17-hour core: PSYC 1630, 1650, 2317, 2950, and 4600; plus 18 additional hours of psychology course work selected with and approved by a faculty advisor. At least 18 hours of psychology course work must be taken at UNT. Of these 18 hours, at least 12 hours must be advanced hours. 3. Other Requirements: A 2.5 GPA in psychology course work and a 2.0 GPA in all course work.


Bachelor of Science with a Major in Psychology

1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the "General University Requirements" in the Academics section of the catalog and the The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences requirements. 2. Major Requirements: At least 35 hours of psychology course work, composed of the following 23-hour core: PSYC 1630, 1650, 2317, 2950, 3630, 4600, and 4950, plus 12 additional hours of course work selected with and approved by a faculty advisor. At least 18 hours of psychology course work must be taken at UNT. Of these 18 hours, at least 12 hours must be advanced hours. 3. Other Requirements: A 3.5 GPA in psychology course work and a 2.0 GPA in all course work.


Minor in Psychology

A minor in psychology requires 18 semester hours, including 6 advanced hours.

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