Take Psychology Courses at SUNY New Paltz this Summer!

Summer Session 2021: Calling All Psychology Majors and Minors!

Looking to make the most of your summer?

SUNY New Paltz has just the trick! Enroll in one or more of our fantastic Psychology courses offered this upcoming summer! Within just a span of either five, six, or nine weeks, students are able to earn up to fifteen credits!
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Benefits of taking summer courses

Summer courses are designed for anyone who is eager to either get caught up or ahead in their studies! Some of the numerous benefits include but are not limited to:
  • furthering one’s knowledge and skillset
  • avoiding scheduling issues
  •  convenience of learning in the comfort of one’s own home
  • the flexibility in one’s day-to-day schedule
If any of these statements resonate with you, be sure to mark your calendar because Summer Session 2021 registration is open now!

Registration Guide

To register for a summer course, all you need to do is follow these four simple steps:
  1. Log onto my.newpaltz.edu
  2. Click on the “Students” tab
  3. Under Resources on the left hand side of the screen, scroll down until you see “Registration” then select
  4. Under Registration, click “My Schedule Planner” then “Shopping Cart”
**For more information on the registraton process, please CLICK HERE!**

Courses Offered

NOTE: Starting Summer 2021, the Psychology Department has renumbered most classes, as well as renamed some of them. This will not impact your completing the major or minor, as the new versions of courses count in place of the old versions. For further details, see Information about the New Curriculum.

I.  Introductory Requirement (3 credits)
  • PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (formerly PSY272)
II. Methodological Skills Requirement (8 credits) 
III. Content Area Studies (18 credits)
Comprised of:
Physiology, Learning & Cognition
  • PSY384 Health Psychology (formerly PSY403)
Social, Developmental & History
  • PSY221 Social Psychology (formerly PSY306)
  • PSY443 Psychology of Infancy & Childhood (formerly PSY343)
  • PSY444 Psychology of Adolescence & Adulthood (formerly PSY344)
  • PSY372 Psychology of Women (formerly PSY350)
Personality & Abnormal
  • PSY332 Personality (formerly PSY313)
  • PSY231 Abnormal Psychology (formerly 412)
  • PSY332 Mental Health Professions (formerly PSY440 Clinical & Counseling Psychology)
  • PSY383 Basics of Organizational Psychology (formerly PSY315)
IV. Capstone Experience (3 credits)
  • PSY498 Seminar in Psychology
V. Electives (9 credits)
  • PSY130 Psychology of Adjustment (formerly PSY273) [now meets the Diversity requirement for graduation]
  • PSY363 Evolutionary Psychology (formerly 307)
For the full list of courses being offered this summer, please review the Summer 2021 Schedule of Classes!


Have any questions/concerns?
Please contact

Program Coordinator, Dylan Hurley
845-257-3299 (voicemail only)
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