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    PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR - UC DAVIS
    BACHELOR OF ARTS
    updated 9/2014

    REQUIREMENTS FOR DECLARING MAJOR: Completion of lower division courses with a combined GPA of 2.50 (all courses must be taken for a letter grade). A 2.00 GPA is required in upper division Psychology and overall UCD course work. 

    LOWER DIVISION

    Psychology 1

    Biological Sciences 2A(5)

    Statistics 13 or 100

                   or

    Psychology 41

    Biological Sciences 10 and one of the following: ANT 1, MCB 10, NPB 10(3)

    +Students who entered college prior to fall 2012 have an additional preparatory course included in requirements for declaring the major:  Sociology/Cultural ANT (4). 


    UPPER DIVISION (10-11 classes)

    Forty (40) upper division units including 6 core group courses: 2 from two of the four Core Groups and 1 from each of the remaining two Core Groups. The remainder of the 40 required units can be taken from other Core Group courses or Psychology courses that are not in the Core Groups.  Non-Core Group courses are called "Psychology Electives". 

    Core Group A
    Perception/Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience

    Core Group B
    Psychobiology

    Core Group C
    Social/Personality

     
    Core Group D
    Developmental


    100 


    101


    151

    140** or HDE 100A or HDE 100B

    130

    113

    152

    141 /HDE 101

    131

    121

    154

    142 /HDE 102

    132

    123 (3)

    158

    143

    135

    125 (3)

    161

    146
    136

    126

    162

    148
     

    137

    168
     
     

    159

     
     
           

     
    Elective Courses (16-18 Units)
    -Any of the courses below, or additional courses from the Core groups above.
                                                                      

    103A (5)
     
    180ABC (4)
    103B (5)
    153 (4)
    185 (4)
    104 (4)
    155 (4)
    190 (4)
    107(4)
    157 (4)
    192 (4 units max toward major)**
    120 (4)
    165 (4)
    194HA/HB (3/3)
    124 (4)

    199 (No max for major)
     
     
    198 (No max for major)