Welcome to the Psychology Department!

Summer 2016 Courses

The Psychology Department is offering a wide selection of courses this Summer. If you are interested in taking courses, register through your Student Center or email the instructor directly for more information. 

R 1 SESSION:  JUNE 6 – JULY 8, 2016

CLASS

NAME

AREA

DAYS

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

PSY 305GW

Contemporary Issues in Psychology 

Core

M/W

1:15-5:15pm

D. Harris

PSY 440

Social Psychology

3

M/W

9am-1pm

S. Yoo

PSY 442

Health Psychology

2

M/W

9am-1pm

S. Leong

PSY 452

Abnormal Psychology

2

Tu/Th

9am-1pm

D. Gard

PSY 475

Psychology of Policing

3

M/W

9am-1pm

C. Colvin

R 3 SESSION: JULY 11- AUGUST 12, 2016

PSY 491        

Learning

2

Tu/Th

1:15-5:15pm

R. Rodriguez

PSY 571

Intermediate Psychological Stats

Elective

M-Th

9-10:15am
10:15-11:30am

C. Tate

*For the full list of classes visit the SF State class search

Major Requirements

The Core requirements consist of PSY 200, 303, 305GWAR, 371, 400 and 690. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all core classes and a grade of CR must be earned in 303 and 690. Courses 200, 305, 371 and 400 must be taken for a letter grade. There are three basic areas in which students must complete 6 units apiece, for a total of 18 units. Additionally, students must complete 9 units from upper division Psychology electives or from any basic areas.

Mandatory Advising

Students that need to fulfill the Mandatory Advising Requirement must complete the following:

  • Discuss your plans and address any questions you might have about the major with your advisor and obtain their signature.
  • Submit signed form to EP 301 for advising clearance.

Psychology Major Program Impaction

In July 2009, the California State University Chancellor's Office approved impaction status for the Psychology Department. Impaction was declared to help ensure that we are able to serve over 700 undergraduate majors.

Admission to the Psychology major is a selective and competitive process. The Department faculty, in consultation with the University Admissions Office, reviews impaction admissions criteria on an annual basis. Applications for admission to the major are accepted annually between October 1 and November 30.