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Sample Curriculum - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Ask your advisor about how to complete your B.S. or B.A. in just three years.
Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
PSYC 111 - Foundations of Psychology (BSS)
SPC 101 or 103 - Oral Communication
ENG 101 - English Composition I
Foreign Language 101 (BICS)
Fine & Performing Arts (BFPA)
3
3
3
4
3

Total

16
Year One - Spring Semester
PSYC 200 - Careers in Psychology
ENG 102 - English Composition II
Foreign Language 102 (EGC)
RA 101, PHIL 207 or 213
Life Science (BLS)/Health Experience (EH)
3
3
4
3
3
Total
16
Year Two - Fall Semester
PSYC 201, 203, or 204 (Developmental PSYC course)
PSYC 220 - Research Design & Statistics I
Physical Science (BPS) with a lab (EL)
Humanities (BHUM)/United States Culture (EUSC)
Fine & Performing Arts or Humanities
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Two - Spring Semester
PSYC 206 - Social Psychology
PSYC 221 - Research Design & Statistics II
Fine & Performing Arts or Humanities
Minor
QR 101, MATH 125 or Higher
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Three - Fall Semester
PSYC 208 - Cognitive Psychology
PSYC Elective (300-400 level)
Fine & Performing Arts or Humanities
IFine & Performing Arts or Humanities
Minor
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year Three - Spring Semester
PSYC Elective (300-400 level)
Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)
Minor
Minor
Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
16
Year Four - Fall Semester
PSYC Elective (400 level)
PSYC Elective (400 level)
Minor
Elective
Elective

3
3
3
3
3

Total
15
Year Four - Spring Semester
PSYC 494 - Capstone Seminar in Psychology
Minor
Minor
Elective
3
3
3
3
Total
12

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