Penn State York Bachelor of Science in Psychology (PYSCC)

Effective Date: Fall 2015

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Natural Science (GN)
3
ARTS (GA)
3
Business/Science option selection [2]Notes for: Business/Science option selection [2]

Business/Science option selection [2]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
Elective
3
PSYCH 200-level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200 - level course

PSYCH 200 - level course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Quantification (GQ)
3
Business/Science Option Selection [2]Notes for: Business/Science Option Selection [2]

Business/Science Option Selection [2]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200 - level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200 - level course [1]

PSYCH 200 - level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics (GQ)Notes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Humanities (GH)
3
Business/Science option selection [2]Notes for: Business/Science option selection [2]

Business/Science option selection [2]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 301W - Basic Research Methods in PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 301W

PSYCH 301W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
PSYCH 200 - level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200 - level course [1]

PSYCH 200 - level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ARTS (GA)
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
BS option (GN) or (GQ)Notes for: BS option (GN) or (GQ)

BS option (GN) or (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Natural Science (GN)
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]Notes for: PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

PSYCH 200- or 400-level course [1]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN)
3
Business/Science option selection [2]Notes for: Business/Science option selection [2]

Business/Science option selection [2]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 400-level capstone course [1,3]Notes for: PSYCH 400-level capstone course [1,3]

PSYCH 400-level capstone course [1,3]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3-6
PSYCH 400-level (if capstone is 3 cr.)Notes for: PSYCH 400-level (if capstone is 3 cr.)

PSYCH 400-level (if capstone is 3 cr.)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BS option (GN) or (GQ)Notes for: BS option (GN) or (GQ)

BS option (GN) or (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Business/Science option selection [2]Notes for: Business/Science option selection [2]

Business/Science option selection [2]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15-18

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 400-level course [1,3]Notes for: PSYCH 400-level course [1,3]

PSYCH 400-level course [1,3]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Business/Science option selection [2]Notes for: Business/Science option selection [2]

Business/Science option selection [2]

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BS option (GS)Notes for: BS option (GS)

BS option (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to progress through the curriculum.  This planner is for illustrative purposes only.  The degree audit is the only official record for evaluating whether a student is meeting program requirements.  Be sure to consult the Psychology Program Coordinator when scheduling courses.

Minimum of 124 credits required for graduation.

[1] Students must take 30 credits in PSYCH beyond PSYCH 100 and PSYCH 301W.  Among these, students must take at least 15 credits at the 400-level and at least 3 credits in each of six catagories: Learning and Cognition; Individual Differences, Personality, and Social Processes; Biological Bases of Behavior and Mental Processes; Development Changes in Behavior and Mental Processes Across the Life Span; History of Psychology, Socio-cutural Contexts, and Diversity Issues; Capstone Experience.  Consult the psychology Program Coordinator for specific course selection.

[2]  BS Business Option students must take 24 credits of option-specific courses.  Consult Psychology Program Coordinator for a list of course selections.

[3] During the fourth year, students must choose one capstone course from 5 options: PSYCH 490 Senior Seminar, PSYCH 493 Senior Thesis, PSYCH 494 Research Project, PSYCH 495 Psychology Practicum internship), or PSYCH 496 Independent Studies, Students must consult the Psychology Program Coordinator about prerequisites and requirements for these courses before registering.  PSYCH 495 Psychology Practicum requires planning one semester in advance of starting internship.

 

 

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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