The comprehensive curriculum of Meredith’s psychology program allows students to develop a solid knowledge base of behavioral and mental processes, while acquiring research, communication, and interpersonal skills grounded on an ethical foundation. Students come to better understand themselves and others by studying and applying theories and concepts of social, clinical and experimental psychology.

Major in Psychology
Students majoring in psychology are required to complete 31 credit hours of psychology courses, prepare a student portfolio and pass an exit examination before graduation.

Minor in Psychology
Students minoring in psychology are required to complete 21 hours of psychology courses.

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Psychology Major 32 hours
Required Major Courses

Experimental Psychology chosen from the following (6 credits)

Developmental/Social Psychology chosen from the following (6 credits):

A student who completes PSY 210 for the Development/Social Psychology area must choose from PSY 312 or 410 to complete the 6 credit requirement
Clinical Psychology chosen from the following (6 credits):

Electives in approved psychology courses (3 credits)

Applied Culminating Experience


Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.

Psychology at Meredith

Our psychology students acquire both research skills and practical skills in applied settings.

Our psychology students acquire both research skills and practical skills in applied settings. 

Contact Information
Cynthia Edwards
Dept. Head, Psychology & Social Work
108 Ledford Hall
(919) 760-2854
edwardsc@meredith.edu
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