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Bachelor of Arts

Degree Requirements

In order to complete a major in the Department of Psychology, you must fulfill the following requirements:

B.A. Track

To complete a major in psychology, students must complete 36 credits in psychology with a grade of "C" or better (grades of C- are not accepted) as outlined below; 18 credits MUST be taken at UNM to satisfy the residence requirement.  Major requirements are only one small portion of your undergraduate degree.

  • Psychology 105 (3 credits)
  • Psychology 200 (3 credits)
  • Four courses (12 credits) selected from our six 200 level core courses:
    • PSYCH 220, PSYCH 240, PSYCH 260, PSYCH 265, PSYCH 271, PSYCH 280
  • Psychology 302 (3 credits)
  • Four courses (12 credits) at the 300 level or above
  • Three credits of Psychology electives
  • The 36 hours required for a major can include no more than 6 hours of PSYCH 499

Download the BA checklist 

If you are working on some of your coursework at CNM, we've made a special checklist just for you.

Download the BA CNM to UNM checklist