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Psychology
Degree Requirements

NOTE: The degree requirements listed below are applicable to all students entering during academic year 2016-2017. Students who entered during a previous academic year should view the degree requirements in their entering year catalog in the catalog archives. Students who wish to switch to the 2016-17 major and minor requirements should submit a new Declaration of Major or Declaration of Minor form to the M Center.

Psychology Major  |  Psychology Minor
BA/MA in Infant Mental Health  
Psychology Major
(a minimum of 39 semester course credits)

Required:

PSYC 049 Fundamentals of Psychology (3)

PSYC 146 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (4)

PSYC 151 Research Methods in Psychology (4)

PSYC 040 (140) Life-Span Developmental Psychology (3-4) or
PSYC 165 Infancy (4)

PSYC 070 Psychology and Language (3) or
PSYC 132 Physiological Psychology (3)

PSYC 109 (109SL) Health Psychology (3-4) or
PSYC 118 Psychopathology (3)

PSYC 130 Human Memory (3) or
PSYC 156 Cognitive Psychology (3)

PSYC 148 Personality (3) or
PSYC 155 Social Psychology (3)

And select at least three additional psychology courses (9).

Senior Requirement:

PSYC 192 History and Issues in Psychology (4)

Majors must take at least six psychology courses at Mills. Majors are expected to take Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (PSYC 146) and Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 151) at Mills; the department must approve any exceptions.

BA/MA in Infant Mental Health
(a minimum of 43 semester course credits)

Required:

PSYC 049 Fundamentals of Psychology (3)

PSYC 118 Psychopathology (3)

PSYC 132 Physiological Psychology (3)

PSYC 140 Life-Span Developmental Psychology (4)

PSYC 142 Attachment and Loss (4)

PSYC 146 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (4)

PSYC 151 Research Methods in Psychology (4)

PSYC 155 Social Psychology (3) or
PSYC 161 Clinical Psychology (3)

PSYC 165 Infancy (4)

PSYC 191 Thesis Project (4)

And select at least one additional psychology course (3).

Senior Requirement:

PSYC 192 History and Issues in Psychology (4)

Majors must take at least six psychology courses at Mills. Majors are expected to take Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (PSYC 146) and Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 151) at Mills; the department must approve any exceptions.

Note: An infant-toddler practicum is required for the BA/MA in Infant Mental Health, preferably completed in the junior year. This practicum can be fulfilled by enrollment in EDUC 191A or 191B Theory and Practice of Early Childhood Education.

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Psychology Minor
(a minimum of 18 semester course credits)

Required:

PSYC 049 Fundamentals of Psychology (3)

And select at least five additional psychology courses (15).

Minors must take at least three psychology courses at Mills.

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Last Updated: 3/30/16