Department of Psychology

Main Departmental Office
Terrill Hall, 351
P.O. Box 311280
Denton, TX 76203-1280
(940) 565-2671
Fax: (940) 565-4682

Undergraduate Advising Office
Terrill Hall, 350
(940) 565-2376

Web site: www.psyc.unt.edu

Ernest H. Harrell, Chair

Faculty

Professors Aronson, Clark, Critelli, Haynes, Hayslip, Kennelly, Mahoney, Marshall, Rogers, Schneider, Terrell, Watkins. Associate Professors Baker, Beyerlein, Campbell, Doster, Harrell, Jenkins, D. Johnson, R. Johnson, Martin, Petrie, Sewell. Assistant Professors Cogan, Guarnaccia, Kelly, Lane, Neumann, Overton, Ramos, Reed, Silverthorn, Toledo. Lecturer Cox. Temporary Assistant Professor McConnell.

Introduction

The Department of Psychology offers training for individuals interested in combining a major in psychology with a variety of career areas, such as advertising, aging, child development, computer science, criminal justice, general business, health, library science, marketing, journalism, personnel, pre-law, premedical and dental, public relations, rehabilitation, social work, special education and technical writing. Other areas also are available upon consultation with an adviser.

Programs of Study

The department offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the following areas:

Bachelor of Arts

The department offers courses for students majoring in psychology and other fields. The Bachelor of Arts degree requires a minimum of 128 semester hours, 42 of which must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the College of Arts and Sciences section of this catalog.

Major in Psychology

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BA with a Major in Psychology (.pdf)

BA with a Major in Psychology (HTML)

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science degree requires a minimum of 128 hours, 42 of which must be advanced, a 3.5 GPA in psychology course work, a 3.0 GPA in all course work, the completion of a senior honors thesis and a course in psychological measurement, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the College of Arts and Sciences section of this catalog.

Major in Psychology

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BS with a Major in Psychology (.pdf)

BS with a Major in Psychology (HTML)

Minor in Psychology

A minor in psychology requires 18 semester hours, including 6 advanced hours. Some fields may require more than the minimum 18 hours to provide adequate background for employment.

Faculty advisers are available to assist students who minor in psychology.

Teacher Certification

Students who expect to teach psychology in secondary schools must complete the requirements of the state of Texas for teacher certification as listed by the Department of Teacher Education and Administration in the College of Education section.

Graduate Degrees

The department offers degree programs leading to the Master of Arts, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. For information, consult the Graduate Catalog.

The doctoral programs in counseling and clinical psychology have been approved by the American Psychological Association. The doctoral program in health psychology/behavioral medicine has been approved by the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology.

Courses of Instruction


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