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Psychology course catalog

2021-22 

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

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

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

RYAN D. KOPATICH, Teaching Fellow
B.A., Augustana; M.S. Western Illinois; M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois

MEGAN G. LORENZ, Assistant Professor
B.A., University of California- Los Angeles; M.A.,Ph.D., Iowa

CHRISTOPHER A. MOYER, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., Colby-Sawyer College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

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

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

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

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

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

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

Major in Psychology

32 credits, including 100, 240, 246, and 300; 4 credits of electives at each of the 200-, 300-, and 400-levels; one Senior Inquiry from 414, 452, 454, 458, or 466; and 2 additional credits of electives at any level. Experiential coursework (382, 385, 490, internships) cannot satisfy the 200-, 300-, or 400-level elective requirement, but can satisfy the 2 additional electives requirement.

Students who began before the semester transition should refer to the transition requirements corresponding to their first year of enrollment.

Students may not major or minor in both Psychology and Neuroscience.

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

Minor in Psychology

20 credits, including 100, 240, 246; and two 4-credit electives with at least one at the 300-400 level.

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 (481) of honors quality as judged by the department.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.


Courses (PSYC)

Autumn Peele

Celebration of Learning showcases the work behind the future of students

From art and anthropology to philosophy and physics, nearly 100 students shared their research and creative projects during Augustana's virtual Celebration of Learning.

Roberto Leone

Data analytics grads see the big picture behind big data

Augustana's fast-growing data analytics major and the liberal arts are an excellent combination for a future-focused career.

edge interns

An entrepreneurial spin on summer internships

When students found their summer internships canceled by the pandemic, the EDGE Center found a way.

Pause for Paws

Alpha Phi Omega and the Viking Pups will host the Pause for Paws fundraiser. Learn about service dogs, play with the dogs, watch them make paintings, and more.