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) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Select one of the following:3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics (Sp, Su, Fa)
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Select one of the following:3  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
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) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Select one of the following MATH (if still needed):  3-4
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203) (Sp, Su, Fa)1
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics (Sp, Su, Fa)
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405) (Sp, Su, Fa)
General Elective
PSYC 2013 Introduction to Statistics for Psychologists (Sp, Su, Fa)1  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 Methods (Sp, Fa)1, 2
PSYC 2013 Introduction to Statistics for Psychologists (Sp, Su, Fa) ((if not taken earlier))1
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or PHIL 2103 Introduction to Ethics (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
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 Methods (Sp, Fa)1, 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 328V Advanced Research (Sp, Fa)1, 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 328V Advanced Research (Sp, Fa)
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar (Sp, Fa)1, 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 328V Advanced Research (Sp, Fa)
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar (Sp, Fa)1,2
   
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 328V Advanced Research (Sp, Fa)
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar (Sp, Fa)1, 2
   
Select one of the following:  3
PSYC 3000-4000 Level Elective1, 2
PSYC 328V Advanced Research (Sp, Fa)
& PSYC 4283 Advanced Seminar (Sp, Fa)1, 2
   
3000-4000 Level Elective1  3
General Electives  3
Year Total: 15 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.

Group A
Select two of the following:
Social Psychology (Sp, Fa)
Abnormal Psychology (Sp, Fa)
Developmental Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 2103) (Sp, Fa)
Psychology of Personality (Irregular)
Psychological Tests (Irregular)
Group B
Select two of the following:
Cognitive Psychology (Sp)
Psychology of Learning (Sp)
Perception (Irregular)
History and Systems of Psychology (Irregular)
Behavioral Neuroscience (Fa)
Comparative Psychology (Sp)
PSYC Capstone Courses
Three hours required with a grade of “C” or higher.
Advanced Research (Sp, Fa)
Advanced Seminar (Sp, Fa)