PSYCHOLOGY - SAMPLE 4 YEAR PLAN (2018-2019 USA Bulletin)

PSYCHOLOGY - SAMPLE 4 YEAR PLAN (2018-2019 USA Bulletin)

Fall - Year 1      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
CAS 100 First Year Experience - College Success   2
EH 101* English Composition I   3
Math Course MA 110 or higher   3
Natural Science with Lab     4
PSY 120 General Psychology   3
      Total: 15
Spring - Year 1      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
EH 102 or Honors English Composition II EH 101 or test  score  3
History US or Western Civilization   3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective**     3
Fine Arts Elective     3
CA 110 Public Speaking   3
      Total: 15
Fall - Year 2      
Course Course Description Pre-req Cr hrs
Foreign Language I     3
Minor Course     3
English Literature   EH 102 or Honors 3
Elective     3
Natural Science with Lab or Math ST 210 recommended   3
      Total: 15
Spring- Year 2      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
Foreign Language II     3
Minor Course     3
Humanities Elective     3
PSY 220 Research Design/Analysis I PSY 120 3
Natural Science with Lab     4
      Total: 16

 

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Fall - Year 3      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
Psychology Core Developmental PSY 120 3
PSY 320 Research Design/Analysis II EH 102 and PSY 220 3
Minor Course     3
Elective     3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective     3
      Total: 15
Spring - Year 3      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
PSY 412 or 414 History Systems (W) or Intro to Clinical Junior standing; PSY 120 and EH 102 3
Psychology Core Experimental/Learning Junior standing 3
Psychology Core Personality/Social Sophomore standing 3
Minor Course     3
Minor Course     3
      Total: 15
Fall - Year 4      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
PSY 310 Biopsychology   3
Psychology Core Experimental/Learning Junior standing 3
Psychology Core Personality/Social Sophomore standing 3
Minor Course     3
Minor Course     3
      Total: 15
Spring- Year 4      
Course Course Description Pre-requisite Credit Hours
Psychology Elective     3
Psychology Elective     3
Humanities Elective**     3
Elective     3
Elective     3
      Total: 15

 

Total degree hours: 121

All italicized courses meet general education requirements.
*Students who earn an English ACT score of 27 or an SAT Reading score of 550 can opt out of EH 101.
** Must have one history elective and one literature elective. In addition, students must choose a second history or literature to complete a two-part sequence.


All Arts and Sciences majors require a minor between 18 and 24 hours. This plan incorporates a 21 hour minor. 

Two designated writing (W) courses are required with at least one course chosen from offerings in the student's major or minor. Courses carrying this required credit are identified in the University Bulletin by a (W) after the course title.

The Sample 4-year plan is designed as a guide for students preparing for their course selections. This information provides only a suggested schedule. Actual course selections should be made in consultation with an advisor.  

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