Transfer Credit Policies

The department will apply toward the psychology major most broad-based courses in Introduction to Psychology taken at accredited colleges and universities.

Students with an Advanced Placement score of 4 or 5 on the Psychology examination or with an International Baccalaureate Psychology examination score of 6 or 7 will be placed out of Introduction to Psychology.

In addition to Introductory Psychology, the department will accept a maximum of two psychology courses taken at other institutions and passed with grades of C or better toward the completion of the Psychology major. Please consult with your academic adviser and the department chair for course approval.

Students transferring from another institution in the junior year or students who have taken a leave of absence for more than 1 semester may transfer Introductory Psychology and up to four other psychology courses, with approval from the department chair.

Students should reference the Transfer Credit section for more details.