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    Office of Undergraduate Admission
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    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040

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    New York, NY 10011
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  • Curriculum

    The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology requires completion of 120 credits, including at least 40 credits in the major as described below. Psychology courses prepare students for graduate study in academic or applied psychology and for careers in psychology-related human service fields such as social work and counseling.

    Students choose their courses in consultation with a faculty advisor. Only courses designated by The New School's Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students satisfy major (or minor) requirements, including psychology electives. Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill the major or minor requirements. Search the University Course Catalog for a list of current course offerings.

    Required Courses Credits
    Choose 1 Introductory Course 
    NPSY 2001 Fundamentals of Psychology
    ULEC 2160/2161 Introduction to Psychology


    Research Methods Course
    NPSY 2701 Research Methods I
    Statistics Course
    NPSY 2010 Introductory Statistics
    Integrative Foundations Course
    NPSY 3347 Cultural Psychology
    Choose 4 Fundamentals Courses
    NPSY 2556 Developmental Psychology
    NPSY 3140 Introduction to Social Psychology
    NPSY 2401 Theories of Personality
    NPSY 2501 Abnormal Psychology
    NPSY 2601 Cognitive Psychology
    Choose 4 Intermediate Psychology Courses 
    NSPY 3444 Psychology of Dreams
    NPSY 3839 The Psychology of Creativity
    NPSY 3844 Health Psychology
    NPSY 3646 Mindfulness and Meditation in Psychology
    NPSY 3841 Psychology of Women and Gender
    NPSY 3848 LGBTQI+ Psychology
    NPSY 3849 Decolonial Psychology
    NPSY 3851 Psychology for Social Change
    NPSY 4003 Psychology, Therapy, and Counseling
    NPSY 3220 Psychology of Adolescence
    NPSY 3820 Media Psychology
    NPSY 3846 Psychology of Appearance
    Other elective courses by advisement
    Choose 1 Senior Capstone Experience
    NPSY 4900 Independent Senior Project
    GPSY 1 graduate-level Psychology course by advisement
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