Dec 02, 2020  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Psychology, B.S.

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General Education

(see General Education Requirements  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Composition: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and composition

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Humanities and Fine Arts: (6 hours)

  • Two approved humanities and fine arts courses, one from fine arts and one from either

Cultures and Civilizations: (9 hours total)

  • Option A: Western Humanities I and II and Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations or
  • Option B: World Civilization I, II, III

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines other than Psychology

Program Requirements

Either Option A or Option B below:

Courses fulfilling the options may not be used to fulfill other requirements, including general education requirements.

Option A:

  • An established minor in another department.

Option B:

18 hours from one of the areas of academic concentration listed below. At least three of these courses (minimum of 9 hours) must be from the 2000 level or above.

1. Natural Science Concentration:

  • Astronomy, biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, physics

2. Social Science Concentration:

  • Criminal justice, economics, political science, sociology/anthropology, social work

3. Organizational Concentration:

  • Communication, legal assistant studies, management, marketing, public administration and nonprofit management

4. Education Concentration:

  • Education, early childhood education, health and human performance

5. Basic and Applied Mathematics Concentration:

  • Computer science, mathematics, engineering (including all rubrics)

6. Liberal Arts Concentration:

  • English, fine arts, foreign language, history, philosophy, religion

7. Health Care Concentration:

  • Biology, nursing, physical therapy

Additional Information and Notes

2.0 average in psychology courses

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses

Electives to complete 120 hours

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

†An approved statistics course taken from another department or institution can satisfy this requirement if a minimum grade of C was earned. In these circumstances, Psychology 2040 must still be completed in order to meet degree requirements.

*Also satisfies requirement in the major.

#Also satisfies general education requirement.

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