No course in which a student earns a grade below C may count toward the major, and all prerequisites must be passed with a grade of C or better.
Minimum credits at UMBC:
Psychology majors must complete at least 18 credits in psychology at UMBC, unless an exemption is granted by the Department of Psychology Undergraduate Studies Committee. Psychology majors are urged to take PSYC 211 and PSYC 311 their sophomore or junior year; PSYC 311 is a prerequisite for 400-level electives. All qualified psychology majors are offered the opportunity to do independent laboratory, library or field research; students should check course descriptions for PSYC 397 and PSYC 490. This work must have advance approval from a member of the faculty.