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Biopsychology
Degree Requirements
Biopsychology Major—BA  |  Biopsychology Major—BS

Biopsychology Major—BA
(15.5 semester course credits)

Required:
BIO 001–002 General Biology I and II (1.25; 1.25)

BIO 033 Genetics: Human Aspects (1) or
BIO 135 Genetics (1)

BIO 175 Neurobiology (1)

CHEM 017–018 General Chemistry I and II (1.25; 1.25)

CHEM 105 Organic Chemistry I (1.25)

PSYC 132 Physiological Psychology (1)

PSYC 146 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (1)

PSYC 151 Research Methods in Psychology (1.25)

Senior Requirement:

BIO 191 Senior Seminar (1)*  or
PSYC 192 History and Issues in Psychology (1)
*Note: Before taking BIO 191, students are required to take BIO 001, BIO 002, BIO 135, and one of the following: BIO 136, BIO 144, BIO 175, or BIO 181.

Electives:

Select one of the following:

PSYC 109 Health Psychology (1)

PSYC 110 Stress and Disease (1)

PSYC 118 Psychopathology (1)
And select one of the following:
BIO 136 Developmental Biology (1)
 
BIO 144 Animal Behavior (1)

BIO 153 Human Physiology (1)

BIO 181 Immunology (1)
And select one of the following:
PSYC 040 (140) Life-Span Developmental Psychology (1)

PSYC 148 Personality (1)

PSYC 155 Social Psychology (1)

PSYC 156 Cognitive Psychology (1)
Biopsychology Major—BS
(13 semester course credits) and general BS requirements

Required:
BIO 002 General Biology II (1.25)

BIO 135 Genetics (1)

BIO 175 Neurobiology (1)

CHEM 105–106 Organic Chemistry I and II
(1.25; 1.25)

PSYC 049 Fundamentals of Psychology (1)

PSYC 132 Physiological Psychology (1)

PSYC 151 Research Methods in
Psychology (1.25)
Senior Requirement:
BIO 191 Senior Seminar (1)* or
PSYC 192 History and Issues in Psychology (1)
*Note: Before taking BIO 191, students are required to take BIO 001, BIO 002, BIO 135, and one of the following: BIO 136, BIO 144, BIO 175, or BIO 181.

Electives:

Select one of the following:
PSYC 109 Health Psychology (1)

PSYC 110 Stress and Disease (1)

PSYC 118 Psychopathology (1)
And select one of the following:
BIO 136 Developmental Biology (1)
 
BIO 144 Animal Behavior (1)

BIO 153 Human Physiology (1)

BIO 181 Immunology (1)
And select one of the following:
PSYC 040 (140) Life-Span Developmental Psychology (1)

PSYC 148 Personality (1)

PSYC 155 Social Psychology (1)

PSYC 156 Cognitive Psychology (1)
Note: The additional math course in the natural science and mathematics core must be PSYC 146 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences.
Program Information
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Activities & Resources
Junior Transfer Students Guidelines (pdf, 17.5k)

Contact Information

P: 510.430.2176
F: 510.430.2271
E: biopsych@mills.edu

Last Updated: 3/17/14