Degree Requirements

Requirements for the B.A. or B.G.S. Major in Developmental Psychology

B.A. or B.G.S. Major in Developmental Psychology, KU Edwards Campus

Developmental Psychology Prerequisite or Co-Requisite Knowledge. Majors must complete courses as specified in the following area. These hours do not contribute to the minimum number of hours required for the major.

• College Algebra or Pre-Calculus. Satisfied by MATH 101 or 104.

Developmental Psychology Core Knowledge and Skills. Majors must complete a course in each of the following 7 areas:

Developmental Psychology Required Electives. Majors must complete 3 development courses (9 hours) from PSYC 480, PSYC 490, PSYC 520, PSYC 531, PSYC 535, PSYC 626, PSYC 642, or PSYC 691

Psychology Required Electives. Majors must complete 2 courses (6 hours) at the junior/senior level (300+).

No more than 3 credit hours of PSYC 480 Independent Study, PSYC 481 Research Practicum, or PSYC 483 Undergraduate Internship in Psychology may be counted toward the 34-hour major requirement. (No more than a 6-hour combination of these courses may be counted toward the major.)

Developmental Psychology Major Hours & Major GPA

While completing all required courses, majors must also meet each of the following hour and grade-point average minimum standards:

Major Hours
Satisfied by 34 hours of major courses. Note: No more than 3 hours of PSYC 480, 481, or 483 may count toward the minimum hours required for the major. (No more than a 6-hour combination of these courses may be counted toward the major.)

Major Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 15 hours of KU resident credit in the major. 

Major Junior/Senior (300+) Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 18 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the major.

Major Junior/Senior (300+) Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in junior/senior courses (300+) in the major. GPA calculations include all junior/senior courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

 

Contact Info

Department of Psychology

Fraser Hall
1415 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 426
Lawrence, KS 66045-7540
785-864-4131
http://www.psych.ku.edu/
Ruth Ann Atchley, Chair
785-864-9821
ratchley@ku.edu

Department of Psychology

Fraser Hall
1415 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 426
Lawrence, KS 66045-7540
785-864-4131
http://www.psych.ku.edu/
Paul Atchley, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
785-864-9803
patchley@ku.edu
Byron Ceasar, Advising Specialist
785-864-3500
ceasarbd@ku.edu

Department of Psychology

Fraser Hall
1415 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 426
Lawrence, KS 66045-7540
785-864-4131
http://www.psych.ku.edu/
Monica Biernat, Associate Chair, Research and Graduate Studies
785-864-9815
biernat@ku.edu
Cathy O’Keefe, Graduate Applications
785-864-4195
cokeefe@ku.edu
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