Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - Communication– 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra or Higher

30 - Life and Physical Science – 6 semester hours

  • Natural Science
  • Natural Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • PSYC 2301 - Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC or BCIS

Major Requirements

BA Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language

PSYC General Requirements – 9 semester hours

  • HUMA 4322 – Ethics
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL*
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL*

*6 s.h. of Upper Division General Electives within the HUMA, HIST or ENGL discipline.

PSYC Specialization Requirements (Upper Division) – 27 semester hours

  • PSYC 3315 – Stats for the Soc. Sci.(Prerequisite: College Algebra)
  • PSYC 3316 or 3317 – Child & Adolescents Dev. Or Adult Dev. & Gerontology
  • PSYC 3314 – Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 4310 - Tests and Measurements(Prerequisite: PSYC 3315)
  • PSYC 4311 – Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 4312 – Social Psychology
  • PSYC 4314 – History and Systems
  • PSYC 4318 – Research Methods for the Social Sciences (Prerequisite:  PSYC 3315)
  • PSYC 4320 – Principles of Learning

UD/LD Free Electives and/or Minor – 33 semester hours

  • Elective
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NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.