University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Mar 19, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019

Psychological Science, B.S.


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

Students will take a minimum of 36 credit hours of psychology as offered within the Psychology Department, from five different categories of offerings:

Category 1: Introduction and Basic Sciences:


All students must take the following four courses (12 hours).

Category 5: Capstone Experience:


Students take 3 hours.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Semester Hours: 15


Sophomore Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


  • PSYC Choice (6) *
  • Minor (3)
  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Free Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15


Junior Year


First Semester


  • PSYC Choice (6) * **
  • Examined Life (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • Free Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Senior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 14


Summary: Program in Psychological Science


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)

Major: 36


Category I (12 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  - 0 hours)

Minor: 18


Free Electives: 29


Total Hours: 120


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