Department of Sociology & Psychology


Psychology Program

The major objectives in Psychology are to: (1) prepare students for immediate employment, graduation and/or continuing study; (2) offer courses that meet the needs of students in other instructional areas; (3) utilize research methodology and techniques for scientific investigations; and (4) provide community services through workshops, conferences, short courses, research projects, and program evaluation.

The Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Psychology is offered for those students who complete the outlined program of study and meet the requirements of the Department of Sociology and Psychology and the College of Arts & Sciences.

A minimum of 39 semester hours in Psychology is required. See Advisor for details of the curriculum.

FRESHMAN YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
BIOL 103 Principles of Biology 4
BIOL 104 Principles of Biology 4
BSS 101 or HON 110H Freshman Seminar 2
ENG 101 Freshman Composition 3
ENG 102 Freshman Composition 3
HED 100 or MS 101 or 102 First Aid 1
HIST 101 History of Western Civilization 3
HIST 102 -History of Western Civilization 3
MATH 131 College Algebra 3
MATH 132 Trigonometry 3
*PE Activity 1
Total 30
*AS 101, 102, MS 101 or 102 may satisfy this requirement.

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
 
ART 210, MUS 219, or Art 105 Intro. to Fine and Performing Arts,Music Appreciation, or Art Appreciation 3
CS 107- Computers & Society 3
ENG 200, 202, 203, or 204 World Literature, Intro. to Lit, Intro. to English Lit., or intro. to American Lit 3
Foreign Language 3
GEOG 201 intro. to Geography 3
HIST 201 American National Multicultural History to 1877 3
GET 300 Rising Junior Examination 0
ST 212 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PSY 200 General Psychology 3
PSY 201 Advanced General Psychology 3
PSY 202 Developmental Psychology 3
Total 30

 

JUNIOR YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
ENG 213 Advance Composition 3
Foreign Languages 6
HUM 200, 201, 202, or 301 Humanities 6
PHIL 201 Intro. To Philosophy 3
PSY 300 Principles of Learning 3
PSY 302 Theories of Personality 3
PSY 304 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 305 Social Psychology 3
PSY 320 Physiology Psychology 3
PSY 327 Descriptive Statistics 3
Total 36

 

SENIOR YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
 
CHEM 101 Environmental Chemistry 3
GET 400 Senior Comprehensive Competency Examination 0
ECON 201 Principle of Economics 3
PS 201 American National Government 3
PSY 400 Psychological Measurement 3
PSY 401 Experimental Psychology 3
PSY 404 History & Systems 3
PSY 407 Methods of Research 3
PSY 413 inferential Statistics 3
Electives 5
Total 29
B.A. PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE TOTAL 125