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    Iona College
  Feb 20, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, Five Year Combined BA/MA - General-Experimental Specialization (2001)

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College Core* 46 credits
Major Requirements 24 credits
Liberal Arts Electives 20 credits
Open Electives 40 credits
Total 120 credits

College Core

These courses fulfill both college core and psychology major requirements. (6 credits)

Psychology Major Required Courses

Students must complete both of the following courses.

Capstone Requirement

Students must complete one of the courses listed below to satisfy the capstone requirement.

Graduate Courses for MA in Psychology - General Experimental Specialization

Undergraduates in the BA/MA dual degree program complete a MAXIMUM of 18 credits (6 courses) of graduate-level courses while enrolled as BA students, selected from the list below.

Required Psychology Courses for MA - Experimental Specialization

  • PSY 602 - Proseminar in Personality and Social Psychology
  • PSY 603 - Experimental Research Methods in Cognition
  • PSY 605 - Advanced Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 607 - Professional Issues and Ethics in Psychology
  • PSY 611 - Physiological Basis of Behavior
  • PSY 622 - Advanced Life-Span Development
  • PSY 623 - Stress: Affective, Cognitive, and Behavioral Component
  • PSY 634 - Cognition and Learning

Elective Courses for Psychology MA - General-Experimental specialization

Electives are selected in consultation with the advisor and based on availability.

  • PSY 608 - Quasi-Experimental and Non-Experimental Research Designs
  • PSY 610 - Psychological Applications of Multivariate Statistics
  • PSY 612 - Advanced Experimental Research Methods
  • PSY 615 - Psychopathology
  • PSY 616 - The Psychology of Exceptional Individuals
  • PSY 617 - Health Psychology
  • PSY 618 - Understanding and Treatment of Addictive Behaviors
  • PSY 620 - Dynamics of Group Processes
  • PSY 629 - Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
  • PSY 646 - Survey Methodology in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (pending approval)
  • PSY 649 - Personnel Psychology

Additional 18 Graduate Credits

Students must complete an additional 18 credits (6 courses selected from the list above plus the Thesis Supervision course) to satisfy MA degree requirements.

Required Thesis

A minimum of 18 credits must be completed before departmental permission is granted for the student to enroll in the required thesis course.

  • PSY 681 - Thesis Supervision

Total: 36 Credits

The MA in Psychology - General-Experimental Specialization requires 36 credits in total.

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