Welcome to the Psychology Department!

Fall 2015 Courses Still Available!

There are still a number of psychology courses available for registration, check back as this list will be updated as additional courses are added to the schedule leading up to the start of the semester.

Course Title Instructor  Time  Location
PSY 111. 04 Logic & Research of Critical Thinking  Leong W 16:10- 18:55 HUM 471
PSY 200. 01 General Psychology Lynch MWF 10:10- 11:00 CA 129
PSY 305. 07 GW Controversial Issues in Psychology Tinson M 19:00- 21:45 BH 224
PSY 320. 01 Sex and Relationships Chen MWF 8:10- 9:00 CA 129
PSY 330. 02 Child Development Jaeger W 1900-2145 HH 108
PSY 371. 01 Psychological Statistics Jackson
Lab
M 16:10- 17:55
T 8:10- 10:10
SCI 201
EP 125
PSY 371. 03 Psychological Statistics Jackson
Lab
M 16:10- 17:55
T 8:10- 10:00
SCI 201
EP 125
PSY 371. 05 Psychological Statistics Jackson
Lab
M 16:10- 17:55
T 13:10- 15:00
SCI 201
EP 125
PSY 371. 07 Psychological Statistics Jackson
Lab
M 16:10- 17:55
T 15:10- 17:00
SCI 201
EP 125
PSY 371. 09 Psychological Statistics Jackson
Lab
M 16:10- 17:55
T 14:10- 16:00
SCI 201
EP 207
PSY 371. 11 Psychological Statistics Howell
Lab
R 16:10- 17:55
F 8:10- 10:00
HSS 130
EP 125
PSY 371. 13 Psychological Statistics Howell
Lab
R 16:10- 17:55
F 8:10- 10:00
HSS 130
EP 207
PSY 371. 17 Psychological Statistics Howell
Lab
R 16:10- 17:55
F 10:10- 12:00
HSS 130
EP 207
PSY 371. 21 Psychological Statistics Jackson
Lab
W 14:10-15:55
R 8:10-100
HSS 135
EP 125
PSY 400. 01 Introduction to Research Psychology Morsella R 16:10- 18:55 HSS 154
PSY 431. 02 Developmental Psychology Jaeger W 1610-1855 HH 108
PSY 440. 02 Social Psychology Lynch MWF 8:10- 9:00 HSS 135
PSY 450. 01 Variations in Human Sexuality Carrington MWF 11:10-12:00 CA 129
PSY 465. 02 Psychology of Work, Life and Stress Martell T 19:00-21:45 HUM 217
PSY 571. 03 Intermediate Psychological Statistics Seliger MW 16:10-17:55 EP 125
PSY 581. 01 Physiological Psychology I Geisler T 16:10- 18:55 SCI 101
PSY 668. 01 Psychology of Leadership Colvin T 16:10- 18:55 BH 236

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 courses. 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.