Department of Psychology

McMurry University
Abilene, Texas 79697-0368


With the knowledge gained in a general psychology program, you can make a difference in the lives of individual patients or in the research field.

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What Sets Us Apart

At McMurry, our psychology professors make time for you in the classroom and in one-on-one conversations and want to see you grow intellectually and spiritually. You’ll receive personalized advising and mentoring to find the psychology career path that most closely fits your personality and goals while being challenged to integrate your faith into your investigation of human behavior.

What You Can Earn

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

You’ll complete at least 120 credit hours, with 45-46 of those credits in psychology courses (12 of which you select to suit your interests).

Minor in Neurocognitive Psychology

Investigate the physical workings of the brain to understand how we think and learn. Knowledge of the mind’s physical processes can help us treat mood and cognitive disorders. You’ll complete 18 credit hours in general psychology, anatomy and physiology, and elective psychology courses.

Minor in General Psychology (non-psychology majors)

A minor in general psychology is a good fit with many majors, including criminology, Christian ministry, exercise science, art, business and marketing. You’ll complete 18 credit hours of a broad selection of psychology courses.


With an understanding of behavior, emotion and motivation, you’ll be well-equipped to enter the world of work in career paths that involve intimate knowledge of the human mind.

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