UT Tyler Psychology and Counseling

Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology

Requirements and recommendations for the bachelor of science degree in psychology are identical to the requirements for the bachelor of arts degree in psychology, except that four upper-level, advisor-approved courses in science and/or math must be included among the twenty-one semester hours of upper-level general elective coursework.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology consist of a minimum of 120 hours, including a minimum of 45 upper-division hours, and 39 hours of psychology, 30 of which must be upper division hours and a minimum 2.25 GPA in required courses.

BA 4 Year Plan

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

The requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in psychology consist of a minimum of 120 hours, including a minimum of 45 upper-division hours, and 39 hours of psychology, 30 of which must be upper division hours and a minimum 2.25 GPA in required courses. In addition, a course in Advanced Research Methods is needed was well as 12 credit hours of Math/Science/Psych/ALHS courses.

BS 4 Year Plan

Requirements

  1. Completion of baccalaureate core curriculum requirements.

  2. Eighteen of the forty-two upper level semester hours in psychology, excluding independent study or internship, must be completed at UT Tyler.

No student may enroll in 4000-level psychology courses in their first semester at UT Tyler without advisor approval. No correspondence course may apply toward elective or core psychology hours without the prior approval of the department chair. Students are advised to complete a degree plan during their first semester of enrollment.

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree - Printable Degree Plan

Bachelor of Science in Psychology Degree - Printable Degree Plan

Additional Information

Undergraduate Course Descriptions