This program is an interdepartmental major offered jointly by the departments of biology and psychology. Students may earn either a B.A. or B.S. degree in biopsychology.
The following psychology courses are required for biopsychology majors:
The following related courses are also required:
Students should note that no more than six credit hours of PSY 399 and 499 may be counted toward the major if students choose to take these courses.
The B.A. degree requires third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.
For the B.S. degree, students must complete the degree cognate from either the psychology or biology departments:
Students who choose the psychology cognate must complete the psychology Capstone (PSY 492).
Students who choose the biology cognate must complete the biology Capstone (BIO 495).