B.S. degree program in psychology
HEGIS code 2001
NYS SED program code 02098

Program/Department Advisers

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

 

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Department requirements (a minimum of 29-31 credits)
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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.

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Additional requirements for a B.S. degree
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Candidates for a B.S. degree with a major in psychology must complete at least 60 credits in science and mathematics; 24 of these 60 credits must be completed in advanced courses in the Psychology Department. These 24 credits must be completed at Brooklyn College with a grade of C- or higher in each course. Specific course requirements for a B.S. degree are described above.
The following courses may be applied toward the 60 credits in science and mathematics:
A) All courses in the departments of biology, chemistry, computer and information science, geology, mathematics, physics, and psychology.
B) Courses marked with a number sign (#) in the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences.
C) ---Anthropology and Archaeology 2200, 3199, 3230, 3240, 3250, 3260, 3265, 3266, 3425, 3440, 3470, 4665.
---Core Studies 5, 5.1, 5.2, 7.1, 7.2, 8.1, 8.2.
---Core Curriculum [1300 through 1399]
---Math 1311, Biology 1010, Chemistry 1007, Physics 1331, Earth and Environmental Sciences 1010.
---Core Curriculum 3301 through 3399
---Economics 3400, 4410, 3410, 4422.
---Philosophy 3203, 3204, 3231, 3232, 3422, 3423, 3601, 3605, 3610.
---Kinesiology 3023, 3271, 3275, 3281, 3285, 4229, 4251.
---Sociology 2701.
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Department recommendations
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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.