Psychology B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university core requirements of the program. Courses in psychology groups A, B and Capstone courses are listed after the program plan.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013)3  
Select one of the following:3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203)1
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
Select one of the following:3  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)
University/State Core Social Science Course
1013 Elementary II World Language Course (or higher level depending on placement)3  
General Elective3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Select one of the following MATH (if still needed):  3-4
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203)1
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
General Elective
PSYC 2013 Introduction to Statistics for Psychologists1  3
or PSYC 2003 (if not taken earlier)
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement  4
2003 Intermediate I World Language Course (as needed)  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PSYC Course from Group A1, 23  
Select one of the following:3  
PSYC 3073 Research Methods1, 2
PSYC 2013 Introduction to Statistics for Psychologists ((if not taken earlier))1
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103)
or PHIL 2103 Introduction to Ethics (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1003)
3  
University/State Core Fine Arts or US History requirement3  
University/State Core Social Science requirement3  
Advanced Level Elective1  3
Select one of the following:  3
PSYC 3073 Research Methods1, 2
University/State Core Social Science requirement
PSYC from Group A or B1, 2  3
University/State Core US History or Fine Arts requirement (as needed)  3
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PSYC Course from Group A or B (as needed)1, 23  
Select one of the following:3  
PSYC 4083 Advanced Research1,2
PSYC 3000-4000-level Elective1, 2
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement4  
General Electives6  
Select one of the following:  3
PSYC Course from Group A or B (as needed)1, 2
PSYC 3000-4000-Level Elective1, 2
PSYC 4083 Advanced Research
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar1, 2
   
Advanced Level Elective1  3
General Electives  10
Year Total: 16 16
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
Select one of the following:3  
PSYC Course from Group A or B1, 2
PSYC 4083 Advanced Research
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar1, 2
   
PSYC Course from Group A or B (if needed)1, 23  
Advanced Level Elective13  
General Electives6  
Select one of the following:  3
PSYC 3000-4000 Level Elective1, 2
PSYC 4083 Advanced Research
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar1, 2
   
Select one of the following:  3
PSYC 3000-4000 Level Elective1, 2
PSYC 4083 Advanced Research
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar1, 2
   
3000-4000 Level Elective1  3
General Electives  3
Year Total: 15 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
Group A
Select two of the following:
Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Developmental Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 2103)
Psychology of Personality
Psychological Tests
Group B
Select two of the following:
Cognitive Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Perception
History and Systems of Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Comparative Psychology
PSYC Capstone Courses
Three hours required with a grade of “C” or higher.
Advanced Research
Advanced Seminar