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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology BA

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Please click here  to see Psychology department information.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences also offers a Psychology BS  degree.

These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus and online program.

Declaring This Major

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General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the three areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Psychology BA major requirements include at least 37 and not more than 56 semester hours in psychology.
  2. Of these, at least 16 hours must be in upper-division courses taught by CU Denver faculty.
  3. No grade below C- (1.7) will be accepted toward the major requirements, nor will pass/fail grades.
  4. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for courses applying toward Psychology major requirements.
  5. PSYC 3939, Internship/Cooperative Education, does NOT count toward the 37-hour minimum or the 16-hour upper-division requirement, but it does count as elective psychology credit.
  6. Topics courses (PSYC 3600): See your advisor to determine if they count as Group A or Group B courses.
  7. Refer to the course descriptions for prerequisites.

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