Sample High Density Degree Pathway for Psychology

For students who entered fall 2013 to spring 2015. 

To read more about 3-year, High Density Degrees visit the HD Degree websiteHD

First Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1010 (Gen. Ed.) College Writing I
3
MATH.xxxx
(Gen. Ed. ) Mathematics
3
PSYC.1010
General Psychology
3
xxxx.xxxx
(Gen. Ed.) SS (Social Science)
3
xxxx.xxxx
Language I and Culture3 3
FAHS.1090 First Year Seminar4
1
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020 (Gen. Ed.) College Writing II 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) Science w/lab 4
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) AH (Arts/Humanities) 3
PSYC.2600 Child and Adolescent Dev. 3
xxxx.xxxx Language II and Culture3 3
Total 16

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PSYC.2320/2720 Personality or Abnormal Psych. 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) SS (Social Science) 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) AH (Arts/Humanities) 3
Total 9

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PSYC.2090/2550
Soc or Comm. Psychology 3
PSYC.2690 Research I: Methods1 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) AH (Arts/Humanities) 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) Science (non-lab) 3
xxxx.xxxx Language III and Culture3 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PSYC.3690 Research II: Statistics1 3
PSYC.27xx Experimental Psychology2 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) Science w/lab 4
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) SS (Social Science) 3
xxxx.xxxx Language IV and Culture3 3
Total 16

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PSYC.3/4xxx Psychology Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Psych. or Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 9

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PSYC.3750 Research III: Laboratory 3
PSYC.47xx Advanced Seminar5
3
xxxx.xxxx
Psych. or Free Elective
3
xxxx.xxxx
3000/4000 Free Elective
3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PSYC.4xxx
Advanced Psychology Elective 3
PSYC.3/4xxx
Psychology Elective
3
xxxx.3/4xxx
Free Elective
3
xxxx.xxxx
Free Elective
3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Psychology or Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 9

Total Minimum Credits = 120

A major in psychology consists of 36 - 54 Psychology credits with at least 18 credits at the 3000 level or higher. Students transferring to the college and wishing to major in psychology must make individual arrangements with the department chairperson regarding satisfaction of major course requirements. To graduate with a Psychology degree, students must have a 2.2 GPA in Psychology courses and an overall minimum GPA of 2.0.

The following program of study assumes classes are taken during each of the three summers, as shown below. If students can carry one extra course per Fall-Spring semester, it would only be necessary to register for one summer session.

1Students must earn a grade of C or higher.
2
Choose from PSYC.2730, PSYC.2760, PSYC.2770 or PSYC.2780.
3
The language requirement can be met with Sign Language. Contact the Psychology Chair for more information on this option. The requirement is not based on credits but on demonstrating proficiency at the level of 2nd semester of 2nd year of a language. This can be demonstrated by passing a course at that level or by passing a placement exam given on campus.
4
Required for entering Freshmen in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences.
5
Choose from PSYC.4730, PSYC.4740, PSYC.4750, PSYC.4770, or PSYC.4780

Free Elective Credits may be used to fulfill requirements for an Additional Major and/or Minor Area of Study.

Diversity Requirement met by taking PSYC.2090 or PSYC.2550. Ethics Requirement met by taking PSYC.2690 and PSYC.3750.

Refer to the General Education website for General Education requirements.

Psychology Major Requirements

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 10/13/2017