Jul 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, BS


The B.S. Psychology - Neuroscience concentration program aims to provide educational and research experience in neuroscience, the discipline that provides “critical challenge and transformative impact for the world broadly” (Former President Obama’s BRAIN initiative). This program will aid the successful pursuit of future career goals in academia, medicine, health sciences in both furthering education to our students and opening new doors for job opportunities. These aims of the program are in line with the Institutional mission of UNT Dallas by enhancing access to high-quality education and preparing students for leadership roles. experience in neuroscience, the discipline that provides “critical challenge and transformative impact for the world broadly” (Former President Obama’s BRAIN initiative). This program will aid the successful pursuit of future career goals in academia, medicine, health sciences in both furthering education to our students and opening new doors for job opportunities. These aims of the program are in line with the Institutional mission of UNT Dallas by enhancing access to high-quality education and preparing students for leadership roles.

Program Coordinator: Elizabeth Casa de Calvo, Phone: 469-530-0405, Email: Elizabeth.Casadecalvo@untdallas.edu

Click here for the Recommended Course Sequence degree plan.

 

 

Building Blocks for the Degree


  1. Texas Core Curriculum: All students are required to complete 42 hours of the Texas Core Curriculum to earn a degree.
  2. Major Requirements: The psychology major requires 21 hours of required and 9 hours of elective psychology courses.
  3. Other Courses: Students must have a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a degree from UNTD. Students may complete a minor, certificate program or general elective courses to meet this requirement.

 

Core Curriculum Recommendations


UNTD adheres to the Texas Core Curriculum established in Texas Education Code Chapter 61, Subchapter S.  Courses designated on the transcript as a Core Foundation Area will be applied to the Texas Core Curriculum.  As a new Freshman student starting at UNTD (or transfer student looking ahead to attend UNTD), taking the recommended UNTD courses (or equivalent) can reduce hours to degree and provide more opportunities for elective courses.

 

Texas Core Curriculum, 42 hours


Courses with an asterisk (*) also count for the major.

 

Major Requirements, 21 hours 


The following courses are required for the Psychology, BA degree. Courses with an asterisk (*) also count for the core.

 

Major Electives I, 3 hours


Select one from the following:

 

Major Electives II, 6 hours


Select two from the following:

 

Additional UNTD Degree Requirements


  • All students must meet the General University Requirements  as well as the major requirements.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Psychology major GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Grade of C or better in all major courses.

 

Total hours to complete degree: 120 semester credit hours