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Xavier University of Louisiana    
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Premedical Psychology, B.S.


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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


Semester Hours: 16


Semester Hours: 17


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Semester Hours: 15


Summary: Program in Premedical Psychology


Fundamental Core: 18


English Composition (6, ENGL 1000 /ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1020 ), Mathematics (3 of 4, MATH 1030  or MATH 1070 ), Natural Science (3 of 4, CHEM 1010 ), World Language (6)

Essential Core: 36


Freshman Seminar (2), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Philosophy (6, including either PHIL 2040  or PHIL 2400 ), Physical Education (1, activity course), Natural Science (3 of 4, CHEM 1020 ), Social Science (3, PSYC 1010 ), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010 )

Expansive Core: 6


(inc. MATH 1020 )

Major and Additional Premed Requirements: 55


Mathematics (1 of 4, MATH 1030  or MATH 1070 ), PSYC 2020  (3), PSYC 2512  (3), PSYC Category II (9), PSYC Category III (9), PSYC Category IV (3), PSYC Category V (3, Capstone), PSYC 4999  (0); BIOL 1230 /BIOL 1230L  (4), BIOL 1240 /BIOL 1240L  (4), BIOL 3110 /BIOL 3110L  (4), BIOL 3350 /BIOL 3350L  (4) PHYS 2010 /PHYS 2010L  (4), PHYS 2020 /PHYS 2020L  (4)

Total Hours: 128


* 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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