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Psychology course catalog


DANIEL P. CORTS, Professor, Chair
B.S., Belmont; Ph.D., Tennessee

RUPA GUPTA GORDON, Assistant Professor
B.S., Purdue; Ph.D., Iowa

IAN A. HARRINGTON, Associate Professor
B.Sc., Dalhousie University; M.A., Ph.D., Toledo

B.S., Tulsa; M.S., Ph.D., Oklahoma State

JAMIE NORDLING, Assistant Professor
B.A., Knox College; M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa

JAYNE ROSE, Professor
A.B., Augustana; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

MATTHEW ROSENTHAL, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., Indiana; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

JESSICA SCHULTZ, Associate Professor
B.A., Central College; Ph.D., Iowa

SHARA STOUGH, Assistant Professor
B.A., Coe College; Ph.D., University of California-Irvine

LISA SZAFRAN, Assistant Professor
B.A., Nazareth College; Ph.D. SUNY-Buffalo

MARK A. VINCENT, Professor
A.B. Wabash; Ph.D., Indiana

AUSTIN WILLIAMSON, Assistant Professor
B.S., Vanderbilt; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

Major in Psychology

31 credits, including 100, 240, 246, 300 and 410; and one of 452/453, 458 or 466; and one experimental lab course (342, 343, 345, 347 or 350) Students who complete a Senior Inquiry experience in another major may substitute a 300- or 400-level psychology course for Senior Inquiry in psychology. A minimum of 16 credits must be at the 300-400 level. No more than four credits of experiential coursework (382, 490, internships) may count toward the major.

Students may neither major nor minor in both psychology and neuroscience (3-18-10.)

Students intending to apply to graduate school in psychology should consult with their advisors for further recommendations.

Minor in Psychology

21 credits, including 100, 240, 246; a minimum of 9 credits must be at the 300-400 level. No more than 2 credits of experiential coursework (382, 490, internships) may count toward minor.

Psychology Honors: Graduating majors in psychology will be awarded honors in psychology upon attainment of the following: (1) a minimum grade-point average of 3.50 in all psychology courses and 3.25 in all courses attempted (transfer students must also achieve the 3.50 minimum in all psychology courses taken at Augustana); (2) a research project (81) of honors quality as judged by the department.

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