To receive a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, all students must complete at least 72 hours of coursework, including research/MA research project/dissertation credits. Within this framework, students choose areas of emphasis that correspond to their research interests in accordance with their primary faculty advisor.
Complete all of the following required courses (the year in the program the course is usually taken is indicated in the parentheses):
Complete at least four of the following core content courses:
PSYX 597/697 – Research in order to fulfill remaining credits.
Note that PSYX 597 and 697 are both repeatable up to 9 credits.
Students may also take relevant courses in other departments for credit upon approval of their advisor and the Experimental Program director.
Each emphasis (e.g., Animal Behavior, Developmental, Quantitative, Cognitive, and Social) and/or specific faculty advisor may have additional requirements for each student. Check with your advisor to determine the exact requirements.