Jul 08, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021

Psychological Science Major



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Required Units


Total number of units required for major, excluding any required Intensive(s): 10

Required Intensive units, if any: 0

Total units required: 10

Total Number of Specific Courses Required


Distributional Content Area Units Required


Electives


  • One PSYC elective at the 200- or 300-level
  • One additional 200-level PSYC elective
  • Two 300-level PSYC electives, at least one of which is a seminar

NRO


Students may not elect the NRO in any psychological science course after they have declared their major. Any psychological science course taken under the NRO before the major was declared may not be counted toward the 10 units required for the major although it may be used to satisfy a requirement that a specific course be taken.

Recommendation


Students planning to concentrate in psychological science are encouraged to consult a department adviser as soon as possible to plan appropriate sequences of courses.

Additional Information


Any of the following courses that appear on the Vassar College transcript as College credits will be accepted as equivalent to PSYC 105 : AP Psychology (AP test score 4 or 5), IB Psychology (IB test score 5, 6, or 7), or a pre-matriculation college course in introductory psychology.

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