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2012-2013 Academic Catalogue 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.S.


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Psychology Curricula Requirements


The psychology curriculum for the Bachelor of Science  degree requires 136 hours to graduate, of which 39 must be in psychology. The curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts  degree requires 136 hours, of which 39 must be in psychology. (Note: PS 201 , WR 101 , WR 102 , and MA 123  must be passed with a grade of C or better.)

Synopsis of the B.S. Curriculum in Psychology


Fourth (Freshman) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 14 1/2


Second Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17 1/2


Third (Sophomore) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17 1/2


Second Semester


  • MA 124 - Calculus & Analytic Geometry II Credit Hours: 3 *
  • PS - Core C Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Philosophy Elective Credit Hours: 3 ***
  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 4 **
  • PE - Elective Credit Hours: 1/2
  • AS, MS, or NS Credit Hours: 2

Total Semester Hrs: 17 1/2


Second (Junior) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17


Second Semester


  • PS 344 - Leadership in Organizations Credit Hours: 3
  • PS CORE - PS Core A Credit Hours: 3
  • PS CORE - PS Core B Credit Hours: 3
  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 4 **
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • PE - Elective Credit Hours: 1/2
  • AS, MS, or NS Credit Hours: 2

Total Semester Hrs: 18 1/2


First (Senior) Class


First Semester


  • PS 402W - Research Methods in Psychology Credit Hours: 3
  • PS CORE - PS Core D Credit Hours: 3
  • PS CORE - PS Core D Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 3 **
  • AS, MS, or NS Credit Hours: 2

Total Semester Hrs: 17


Second Semester


  • PS 403W - Independent Project Credit Hours: 3
  • PS CORE - PS Core D Credit Hours: 3
  • Science Elective Credit Hours: 3 **
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 2
  • PE - Elective Credit Hours: 1/2
  • AS, MS, or NS Credit Hours: 2

Total Semester Hrs: 16 1/2


Total Hours: 136 (includes 39 hours of psychology courses)


*Minimum Grade of C required.
**Must be taken from: AT, BI, CH, or PY.
***PH elective must include either PH 202  Modern or PH 308  Minds & Machines

Psychology Core Groups:

  1. PS 301  Learning, PS 401  Cognition, PS 404  History and Systems
  2. PS 302  Social, PS 305  Abnormal, PS 315  Personality
  3. PS 203  Biopsychology I, PS 204  Biopsychology II, PS 307  Developmental
  4. Any other three PS courses, including those listed in Cores A, B, or C.

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