Psychology - Master of Arts
The department offers an MA degree in general experimental psychology. The program provides students with sufficient electives to emphasize a particular sub-area of experimental psychology. The program is designed to provide graduates with the tools and knowledge necessary for further training at the doctoral level or for employment in industry or government.
MA students are required to complete:
|First Year Research Project|
|PSY 598||Special Research Programs||4-6|
|Core Course (corresponding to the student's area of study):||3|
|Two other Content Courses:||6|
|Sensation and Perception||3|
|History and Systems of Psychology||3|
|The Quantitative Methods Sequence:|
|PSY 507||Quantitative Methods in Psychology I||3|
|PSY 508||Quantitative Methods in Psychology II||3|
|PSY 509||Quantitative Methods in Psychology III||3|
|PSY 590||Research Seminar in Psychology 1||6|
Students are also encouraged to register for one credit of PSY 590 Research Seminar in Psychology each semester.
Graduate courses fall into five categories:
Content: PSY 520 Learning, PSY 522 Sensation and Perception, PSY 525 Behavioral Neuroscience, PSY 530 Human-Computer Interaction, PSY 531 Human Memory, PSY 535 Developmental Psychology, PSY 540 History and Systems of Psychology, PSY 543 Cognitive Neuroscience,
When offered, PSY 570 Special Topics may be considered content, quantitative methods, or experimental methods, depending on the specific course content.