Degree Requirements - B.A. in Psychology with no specialization

The curriculum and courses, which will serve as preparation for graduate studies required for work in various fields of professional psychology, are designed to help all students develop a scientific understanding of human behavior. They are particularly useful as an undergraduate background for those who will later enter such professions as law, social work, medicine, nursing and teaching, or for those who will move into managerial positions in industry or government. Please see the check sheet.

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQ.

52 (Credits)
 

College Competencies

21 (Credits)
ENGL1101

English Composition I

3
ENGL1102

English Composition II

3
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Oral Communication:

 
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3
 

Quantitative Analysis:

 
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3
 

Ethical and Moral Analysis:

 
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3
 

Scientific Analysis:

 
PSYC3202

Experimental Psychology

3
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3
 

LIBERAL ARTS DISTRIBUTION

18 (Credits)
 

Language and Culture:

 

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3
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3
 

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

 
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3
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3
 

Art and Humanities:

 
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3
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3
 

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

13 (Credits)
FRSH1000

Freshman Seminar

1

CORE1006

The Global Challenge

3 (DL)
CORE2007

Perspectives on the Individual

3
CORE2008

Cross-cultural Perspectives

3
CORE3009

The American Experience

3
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

39 (Credits)
 

Required Major Courses

24 (Credits)
PSYC1101

General Psychology I

3
PSYC1102

General Psychology II

3
PSYC2204

Child Development

3
PSYC2234

Social Psychology

3
PSYC2201

Statistics

3
PSYC3315

Abnormal Psychology

3
PSYC3384

Theories of Personality

3
PSYC4500

Senior Seminar in Psychology

3
 

Major Elective Courses:

15 (Credits)
 

MINOR/SAC: _____________________

18 (Credits)
 

FREE ELECTIVES

19 (Credits)

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENGL1101 and ENGL1102) and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.

ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems.

ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.

SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science.

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: This requirement can be satisfied by one of four options: traditional language courses with significant cultural elements, LANG courses listings under “Language and Culture Studies,” language-based study abroad, or the six highest ESL/ESP credits for non-native English speakers.

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, or Sociology.

ART AND HUMANITIES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Art (visual or performing), English Literature, History, Humanities, Philosophy, or Religion.

DISTANCE LEARNING REQUIREMENTS: All University students are required to complete one (1) on-line distance learning course during each academic level (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year) of matriculation.

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.