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Psychology majors must complete a minimum of 21 credits in the Department at Westfield State University.
or COMM 0320 - Foundations of Communication Research Credits: 3
or CRJU 0231 - Research Methods in Criminal Justice Credits: 3
or SOCW 0204 - Introduction to Research Methods in Social Work Credits: 3
Select the number of courses indicated below from each of the 4 categories.
Basic Processes - choose 2
Individual and Social Systems - choose 1
Development - choose 1
Applied - choose 2
Pre-requisites: All capstone experiences (CE) require the student to be a senior Psychology major. Some CEs may have additional pre-requisites. Choose one of the following options:
Other CE offerings may be available in any given semester. Please see your academic advisor for details.
Note: If receiving 6 credits for PSYC 0333, 0396, 0397, or Honors Thesis, 3 credits may apply to the capstone requirement and 3 may apply to Psychology major electives.
2, 200- or 300-level psychology courses with advisement.
or department approved substitution
All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core .