B.A. degree program in psychology
HEGIS code 2001
NYS SED program code 02096

Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Psychology Department advisor UG Advisor 718-951-5601 5401 James Hall psychchair @ brooklyn.cuny.edu contact department for the hours


These requirements will become effective as of Fall 2015 semester.
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Department requirements (a minimum of 29-31 credits)

The department Chair, with the approval of the chair of the department's undergraduate curriculum committee, may allow substitutions for one or more of these requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.

All of the following: A) and B) and C) and D)
A) Psychology 1000, 3400, and 3450W.
B) Two of the following: Psychology 2100, 2300, 2600, 2810, either (but not both) 2200 or 2210.
C) One of the following: Psychology 3510 or 3520 or 3530 or 3540 or 3600 or 3670.
D) Three additional advanced electives in psychology. No more than one of the following courses may be used to satisfy this requirement: Psychology 5001, 5002, 5003, 5004, 5011, 5012, 5013, 5014. Advanced courses are any courses numbered 3000 and above.
Department recommendations
Prospective psychology majors should consult a department counselor as early as possible. Majors and prospective majors should consult department counselors before each registration to plan individual programs.
Psychology majors are strongly advised to complete the Psychology 3450W requirement no later than the lower-senior term. For courses requiring permission of the chairperson as a prerequisite, permission should be obtained before registration.

Additional requirements for a B.A. degree

Of the advanced courses required for the B.A. degree in Psychology, a minimum of 15 credits must be completed in the Psychology Department at Brooklyn College with a grade of C- or higher in each course.