General Psychology

Benefit from this specialization’s comprehensive study of the social, cultural, and cognitive aspects of human behavior as you explore the fundamentals of psychology, including its theories, methods, and principles. You can evaluate and design research methods and examine multicultural and/or global perspectives of psychology. This specialization will prepare you to work in a wide range of industries, including academic, research, and healthcare organizations; communities; and businesses. The coursework also provides a strong foundation for a doctoral degree in psychology.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

General – MS in Psychology Only Track

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6245 Course Social Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6800 Course Applied Psychology Research Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6220 Course Psychology of Personality Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6238 Course Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course MS in Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

General - Doctoral Preparation Track

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6245 Course Social Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6210 Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6220 Course Psychology of Personality Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6238 Course Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course MS in Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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