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Major and Minor requirements

Requirements for a BA in Psychology.

Requirements for a minor in Psychology.

Psychology course descriptions.

UC Merced General Catalog

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of their BA in Psychology, students will be able to:

  1. Show knowledge of the key substantive content of the field of psychology, including memory and thinking, sensory psychology and physiology, developmental psychology, clinical and abnormal psychology, and social psychology.
  2. Demonstrate that they understand the basic principles of and correctly interpret applications of the designs and methods that psychologists use to gather data.
  3. Show that they can understand and correctly interpret the statistical analyses psychologists use to analyze data.
  4. Show that they understand and can apply the writing style used in psychological literature (APA style).

Updated 2021