Curriculum

Curriculum

For the IUG in Applied Psychological Research, a minimum of 122 credits are required for the bachelor’s degree and 35 credits for the M.A. degree. The graduate credits for PSYC 500, 521 and 520 (11 total credits) can apply to both the M.A. degree and as psychology electives for the bachelor’s degree.

The objectives of the Integrated Undergraduate Graduate Program in Applied Research Psychology include:

  1. To offer highly qualified students the opportunity to earn two degrees in five years. In particular, IUG students may count up to 11 credits towards both their B.S. and M.A. degree requirements. 
  2. To permit coherent planning of studies through the graduate degree, with advising informed by not only the requirements of the baccalaureate program, but also the longer-range goals of the graduate degree. 
  3. To introduce undergraduate students to the rigors of both graduate study and graduate faculty. 
  4. To make the resources of the Graduate School available to IUG students. 
  5. To allow students with IUG status to benefit from their association with graduate students whose level of work and whose intensity of interest and commitment parallel their own. 
  6. To allow students to coordinate as well as concurrently pursue the two degree programs, which enables them to achieve greater depth and comprehension than if the degrees are pursued sequentially.

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