Psychology Class

Suggested Course of Study

B.A. in Psychology

Freshman

First Semester

EN 101 English Composition I 3 hrs
COM 101 Oral Communication 3 hrs
101-level Foreign Language 4 hrs
Quantifying Skills 3 hrs
Elective/Minor hours
UN 101 Freshman Seminar 1 hr

Total: 17 hrs

Second Semester

EN 102 English Composition II 3 hrs
History 3 hrs
Natural Sciences w/Lab 4 hrs
102-level Foreign Language 4 hrs
PSY 101 General Psychology 3 hrs

Total: 17 hrs

Sophomore

First Semester

Natural Science w/ Lab 4 hrs
Literature 3 hrs
Fine Arts History/Appreciation 3 hrs
201-level Foreign Language 3 hrs
PSY 201 Intro to APA Style 1 hr
PSY 290 Intro to Research 3 hrs

Total: 17 hrs

Second Semester

Philosophy (non-Religion) 3 hrs
History OR Literature OR Fine Arts 3 hrs
202-level Foreign Language 3 hrs
PSY 206 Human Growth & Dev. 3 hrs
Elective/Minor hours

Total: 15 hrs

Junior

First Semester

PSY 304 Abnormal Psychology 3 hrs
PSY personality/social option (i.e., 305) 3 hrs
PSY developmental option (i.e., 325 or 328) OR PSY biological option (i.e., 340) 3 hrs
Elective/Minor hours

Total: 15 hrs

Second Semester

PSY personality/social option (i.e., 370) 3 hrs
PSY applied/sociocultural option 3 hrs
Elective/Minor hours

Total: 15 hrs

Senior

First Semester

PSY 405 Cognitive Psychology 3 hrs
PSY 454 Applied Statistics 3 hrs
PSY applied/sociocultural option 3 hrs
Elective/Minor hours

Total: 15 hrs

Second Semester

PSY developmental option (i.e., 302) OR PSY biological option (i.e., 406) 3 hrs
PSY 490 History & Systems of Psy. 3 hrs
PSY 455 Research in Human Beh. Sci. 3 hrs
Elective/Minor hours

Total: 15 hrs

Majors require a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate.  For most students, this means taking 15-16 hours per semester (not including summers) and includes 40-45 elective or minor hours.