Psychology, BS

College of Arts & Sciences

Program Description:

At the UNM Psychology Department, you will have the opportunity to work with outstanding faculty in the classroom, and in research. We strive to help you attain the highest level of competency and also work to prepare you as a  professional in your career. Our team will do their best to help you through the program every step of the way.

Admission Requirements:

To obtain a B.S. in Psychology a student must complete a minor in, or distributed among (see distributed minor policy): Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or Anthropology (Evolutionary Concentration) and complete (i.e., a grade of C or better) 35 credit hours in Psychology

The 35 credit hours of Psychology must include:

  1. PSY 105 (3 credits)
  2. PSY 200 (3 credits)
  3. Four courses (12 credits) selected from our six 200- level core courses: PSY 220, 240, 260, 265, 271, and 280
  4. PSY 302 (3 credits)
  5. Four psychology electives at the 300/400 level (12 credits)
  6. One upper-division (300/400) psychology lab (2 credits)

Contact Information:

Keelan O'Riley: Senior Academic Advisor
(505) 277-4121
koriley@unm.edu