Requirements

 

 

 

The Baccalaureate of Arts Degree in Psychology
(120 Credit Hours)
 

General Education Requirements (45)

COM 151 Public Speaking

EN 101 College Writing  

EN 102 Writing in the Humanities  

GS 101 Foundations Seminar

PS 402 Current Events Symposium

 

Specific General Education Core Modules

General Education Elective 

Intercultural Awareness  

Interdisciplinary Studies  

Literature and Arts 

Math - MA 200

Moral Reasoning

Political Science/History/Geography 

Religious Studies

Science-PSY 240

Sociology/Economics

 

Liberal Arts  (6)

General Electives-Any Level (12)

Courses in Major (30)

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 

PSY 102 Topics in Psychology  

PSY/CJ/HS 305 Research Methods in Social Science

PSY 397 Junior Seminar

PSY 412 Psychological Tests and Measurement 

PSY 430 History of Psychology 

1 from each area
CLINICAL: PSY 304, PSY 314, PSY 424 
COGNITIVE: PSY 312, PSY 322, PSY 342
DEVELOPMENT: PSY 201, PSY 202, PSY 203 
SOCIAL: PSY 307, PSY 310, PSY 406, PSY 408 

 

PSY 300/400 Level Courses (6)

Senior Honors or (2 upper-level social science elections) (6)
PSY 497 
PSY 498
 
 

Upper-level Courses and Electives (6)
EN 341 Advanced Writing 
EN 300/400 or Writing Centered Elective  
 
Upper Level elective (9)
 
 
 
Sample Course Sequence: Bachelor of Arts Psychology
 

Freshman Year
30 credit hours (15 per semester)

PSY101: Introduction to Psychology

PSY 102: Topics in Psychology

GS 101: Foundations Seminar

EN 102: Critical Interpretation of Literature

EN 101: College Writing 

Developmental PSY Course

General Education Core Module

General Education Core Module

General Education Core Module

General Education Core Module

 

Sophomore Year
30 credit hours (15 per semester)

PSY 200 Level Elective [e.g., PSY 206, 214, or 240]

PSY 300 Level Elective [e.g., PSY 304, 314, 307]

COM 151: Public Speaking

MA 200 Statistics

PSY 305 Research Methods

EN 341 Advanced Writing

General Education Core Module

General Education Core Module

General Education Core Module

General Education Core Module

 

Junior Year
30 credit hours (15 per semester)

PSY 397: Junior Seminar

PSY497: Senior Seminar I

PSY 300 Level Elective [e.g., PSY 312,322 or 342]

EN 300 Level Elective

PSY 300 Elective [e.g., PSY 310, 351, 316]

PS 402 Junior Symposium

General Elective - any level

General Elective - any level

Liberal Arts Elective

Liberal Arts Elective

 

Senior Year
30 creditt hours (per semester)

PSY 498: Senior Seminar II

PSY 430: History of Psychology

PSY 412: Tests and Measurements

Upper Level Psychology Elective [e.g., PSY 407, 410]

Upper Level Psychology Elective [e.g., PSY406, 408]

Upper Level Elective

General Elective - any level

Upper Level Elective

General Elective - any level

Upper Level Elective