Accelerated Experimental Psychology Program Requirements

​​Master of Science & Accelerated Master of Science

Degree Requirements

Required Courses (14 hours)

PSY 511 Statistics in Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 609 History and Systems of Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 690 Research Seminar in General Psychology* 1 credit hour
PSY 798 Thesis (with oral defense) 6 credit hours

*Taken each semester in the first year for total of 2 credits

Required Courses I (3 hours)-Select one of the following:

PSY 611 Reseach Design 3 credit hours
PSY 612 Applied Multiple Regression and Correlation 3 credit hours
PSY 613 Multivariate and Correctional Methods 3 credit hours

Required Courses II (3 hours)-Select one of the following:

PSY 587 Physiological Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 687 Physiological Foundations 3 credit hours

Required Courses III (3 hours)-Select one of the following:

PSY 589 Cognitive Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 680 Learning 3 credit hours
PSY 681 Sensation and Perception 3 credit hours

Required Courses IV (3 hours)-Select one of the following:

PSY 624 Advanced Developmental Psychology 3 credit hours
PSY 630 Advanced Social Psychology 3 credit hours


Cognate Courses (0-6 hours): To be chosen in consultation with an advisor

Electives (4-10 hours): To be chosen in consultation with an advisor

Total: 30-36 credit hours (minimum hours for first and second years)