University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Feb 18, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019

Premedical Psychology, B.S.


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For a list of courses that satisfy core curriculum requirements, click here:  The Core Curriculum .

Students will take a minimum of 33 credit hours of psychology, from five different categories of offerings within the Psychology Department:

Category 1: Introduction and Basic Sciences:


All students must take the following three courses (9 hours).

Category 5: Capstone Experience:


Students take 3 hours.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 12


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Summary: Program in Premedical Psychology


Foundations: 13


Explorations: 18


  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)
  • Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Behavior (0, PSYC 1010  (counted in major))
  • Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3, BIOL 1230 )

Major: 33


  • Category I (9 hours) (PSYC 1010  satisfies Human Behavior - hours for PSYC 1010  counted in major - not Explorations)
  • Category II (9 hours)
  • Category III (9 hours)
  • Category IV (3 hours)
  • Category V (3 hours)
  • Senior Comprehensive Exams (PSYC 4999 )

Free Electives: 10


MATH 1030  or MATH 1070  counts as 4 of the 10

Total Hours: 120


1 Counts as Human Behavior Course - Exploration in the Liberal Arts
* Category 2
** Category 3
*** Category 4
Courses need not be taken in category order.

Psychology majors intending to go to medical school are also strongly encouraged to take BIOL 3162 /BIOL 3162L , BIOL 4111 /BIOL 4111L , and/or BIOL 4091 /BIOL 4091L , when possible.

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