Nov 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology B.A./B.S.

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/ Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree

(May be either depending on option selected.)

Major in Psychology

(Major Code: 119)

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog. PSYC 2301 is required for Core 80.

From Communication - Code 10 (3 of 6 hours)

From Mathematics - Code 20 (3 hours)

Fourth hour from MATH 2412  or MATH 2413  will count towards Component Area Option (Code 90).

From Social and Behavioral Sciences - Code 80 (3 hours)

Psychology Core Requirements

B.A. or B.S. Requirements (6-12 hours)


Take additional electives as needed to total 36 hours of advanced work (3000- or 4000-level courses) from WTAMU and 120 hours overall.

Prerequisite for Advanced Psychology Classes

PSYC 2301  is the prerequisite for all advanced (3000- and 4000-level) courses except PSYC 3310 .

Recommended Courses for Psychology Specializations

These courses follow recommendations from nationwide graduate programs and prepare students to pursue a master’s or a doctoral degree in various psychology specializations.


Students should consult with departmental faculty for recommendations on other psychology specializations.

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides

The following Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Psychology B.A. or B.S.

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