Research Psychology Specialization

The specialization in research psychology is designed for students interested in pursuing further education (masters or doctorate) in a pure or applied research area of psychology (e.g., social, developmental, cognitive, neuroscience, educational, sports). These courses provide the opportunity for research experience needed for admission to most graduate programs. Electives allow students to select courses in the area of their research interest.

Required Courses

PSY 155Psychological Testing

3

PSY 193Research Practicum

1.0-3.0

PSY 194Advanced Research

1.0-3.0

Elective courses (upper division, selected in consultation with advisor)

PSY 1xxUpper Division Elective Course

3

PSY 1xxUpper Division Elective Course

3

Minors and double majors worth considering: computer information science, computer programming, mathematics, philosophy, and any major or minor related to the topic of research interest.