Bachelor of Arts
In order to complete a major in the Department of Psychology, you must fulfill the following requirements:
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
If you are working on some of your coursework at CNM, we've made a special checklist just for you.