Academic Majors & Minors
- Students can declare a major/minor during, or after the second semester of their freshman year. Students should declare a major/minor no later than the end of the sophomore year.
- No more than 2 concentrations allowed, either:
- 2 majors OR
- 1 major and 1 minor OR
- 1 major
- Maintain at least a C (2.0) average in any major or minor.
- Only one (1) undergraduate degree may be earned from Emory.
Major in Psychology and Linguistics BA
|Hours To Complete||44 - 45|
|Declaration of Major Contact|
- PSYC 110 Intro to Psyc I: Psychobiology and Cognition
- PSYC 111 Intro to Psyc II: Development, Social Behavior and Indiv. Differences
- PSYC 200 Laboratory Methods
- QTM 100 Introduction to Statistical Inference
- LING 101 History of the American Languages
- LING 201 Foundation of Linguistics
- LING 401 Language, Mind and Society
- PSYC 215 Cognition OR PSYC 310 Cognitive Development
- PSYC/LING 309 Brain and Language OR PSYC/LING 316 Language Acquisition
- Three electives (2 linguistics, 1 psychology)
- Directed Study (PSYC or LING 499 3 credit hours) OR one LING course designated as ‘Research-Focused’ (in addition to any already taken to satisfy other requirements listed above)
A/P Credit: Students who received a score of 5 on the AP Examination in Psychology will be granted an exemption from PSYC 111. The student will still be required to complete 13 courses total for the major, including the first half of the Introductory Requirement, PSYC 110. Students who receive A/P credit will need to take AN ADDITIONAL PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVE to fulfill the major.
Transfer Credit: Students who took a one-semester Intro course at another college will probably receive credit for PSYC 111. The student will be required to take 12 courses in the major, including the first half of the Introductory Psychology Requirement, PSYC 110.