Psychology (PSYC) - Recommended Academic Plan

Effective Date Fall 2005

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)

ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)

3.0
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3.0
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3.0
PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 100 - Introductory Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.0
Total credits 13.0

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

3.0
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3.0
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3.0
BI SC 004 - Human Body: Form and Function (GN)Notes for: BI SC 004 - Human Body: Form and Function (GN)

BI SC 004 - Human Body: Form and Function (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 141 - Introductory Physiology (GN)Notes for: BIOL 141 - Introductory Physiology (GN)

BIOL 141 - Introductory Physiology (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0-4.0
Total credits 15.0-16.0

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
PSYCH 200 - Elementary Statistics in Psychology (Recommended)Notes for: PSYCH 200 - Elementary Statistics in Psychology

PSYCH 200 - Elementary Statistics in Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or STAT 200 - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

STAT 200 - Elementary Statistics

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
PSYCH 221 - Introduction to Social Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 221 - Introduction to Social Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 221 - Introduction to Social Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 420 - Advanced Social PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 420 - Advanced Social Psychology

PSYCH 420 - Advanced Social Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 238 - Introduction to Personality Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 238 - Introduction to Personality Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 238 - Introduction to Personality Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 438 - Personality TheoryNotes for: PSYCH 438 - Personality Theory

PSYCH 438 - Personality Theory

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 243 - Introduction to Well-Being and Positive Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 243 - Introduction to Well-Being and Positive Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 243 - Introduction to Well-Being and Positive Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 471 - Psychology of Adjustment and Social RelationshipsNotes for: PSYCH 471 - Psychology of Adjustment and Social Relationships

PSYCH 471 - Psychology of Adjustment and Social Relationships

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 441 - Health PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 441 - Health Psychology

PSYCH 441 - Health Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A - Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202A - Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences (GWS)

ENGL 202A - Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences (GWS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3.0
PSYCH 301W - Basic Research Methods in PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 301W - Basic Research Methods in Psychology

PSYCH 301W - Basic Research Methods in Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PSYCH 212 - Introduction to Developmental PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 212 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology

PSYCH 212 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 410 - Child DevelopmentNotes for: PSYCH 410 - Child Development

PSYCH 410 - Child Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 412 - AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412 - Adolescence

PSYCH 412 - Adolescence

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 416 - Development Through AdulthoodNotes for: PSYCH 416 - Development Through Adulthood

PSYCH 416 - Development Through Adulthood

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 212 - Introduction to Developmental PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 212 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology

PSYCH 212 - Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 410 - Child DevelopmentNotes for: PSYCH 410 - Child Development

PSYCH 410 - Child Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 412 - AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412 - Adolescence

PSYCH 412 - Adolescence

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 416 - Development Through AdulthoodNotes for: PSYCH 416 - Development Through Adulthood

PSYCH 416 - Development Through Adulthood

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PSYCH 270 - Introduction to Abnormal PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 270 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

PSYCH 270 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 470 - Abnormal PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 470 - Abnormal Psychology

PSYCH 470 - Abnormal Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 443 - Treatment and Education in Developmental DisabilitiesNotes for: PSYCH 443 - Treatment and Education in Developmental Disabilities

PSYCH 443 - Treatment and Education in Developmental Disabilities

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 476 - Child PsychopathologyNotes for: PSYCH 476 - Child Psychopathology

PSYCH 476 - Child Psychopathology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 370 - Psychology of the Differently-Abled (US)Notes for: PSYCH 370 - Psychology of the Differently-Abled (US)

PSYCH 370 - Psychology of the Differently-Abled (US)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 473 - Behavior ModificationNotes for: PSYCH 473 - Behavior Modification

PSYCH 473 - Behavior Modification

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PSYCH 260 - Neurological Bases of Human Behavior

PSYCH 260 - Neurological Bases of Human Behavior

or PSYCH 462 - Physiological PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 462 - Physiological Psychology

PSYCH 462 - Physiological Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 261 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 261 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning (GS)

PSYCH 261 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 461 - Advanced Conditioning and LearningNotes for: PSYCH 461 - Advanced Conditioning and Learning

PSYCH 461 - Advanced Conditioning and Learning

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 256 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 256 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 256 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 452 - Learning and MemoryNotes for: PSYCH 452 - Learning and Memory

PSYCH 452 - Learning and Memory

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 453 - Sensation and PerceptionNotes for: PSYCH 453 - Sensation and Perception

PSYCH 453 - Sensation and Perception

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 456 - Advanced Cognitive PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 456 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology

PSYCH 456 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select from supporting list #1 (See Program Notes)
3.0
Select from supporting list #2 (See Program Notes)
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
PSYCH 221 - Introduction to Social Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 221 - Introduction to Social Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 221 - Introduction to Social Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 420 - Advanced Social PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 420 - Advanced Social Psychology

PSYCH 420 - Advanced Social Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 238 - Introduction to Personality Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 238 - Introduction to Personality Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 238 - Introduction to Personality Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 438 - Introduction to Well-Being and Positive Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 438 - Introduction to Well-Being and Positive Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 438 - Introduction to Well-Being and Positive Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 471 - Psychology of Adjustment and Social RelationshipsNotes for: PSYCH 471 - Psychology of Adjustment and Social Relationships

PSYCH 471 - Psychology of Adjustment and Social Relationships

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 441 - Health PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 441 - Health Psychology

PSYCH 441 - Health Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PSYCH 270 - Introduction to Abnormal PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 270 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

PSYCH 270 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 470 - Abnormal PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 470 - Abnormal Psychology

PSYCH 470 - Abnormal Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 443 - Treatment and Education in Developmental DisabilitiesNotes for: PSYCH 443 - Treatment and Education in Developmental Disabilities

PSYCH 443 - Treatment and Education in Developmental Disabilities

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 476 - Child PsychopathologyNotes for: PSYCH 476 - Child Psychopathology

PSYCH 476 - Child Psychopathology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 370 - Psychology of the Differently-Abled (US)Notes for: PSYCH 370 - Psychology of the Differently-Abled (US)

PSYCH 370 - Psychology of the Differently-Abled (US)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 473 - Behavior ModificationNotes for: PSYCH 473 - Behavior Modification

PSYCH 473 - Behavior Modification

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
PSYCH 260 - Neurological Bases of Human BehaviorNotes for: PSYCH 260 - Neurological Bases of Human Behavior

PSYCH 260 - Neurological Bases of Human Behavior

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 462 - Physiological PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 462 - Physiological Psychology

PSYCH 462 - Physiological Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 261 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 261 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning (GS)

PSYCH 261 - Introduction to Psychology of Learning (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 461 - Advanced Conditioning and LearningNotes for: PSYCH 461 - Advanced Conditioning and Learning

PSYCH 461 - Advanced Conditioning and Learning

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 256 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (GS)Notes for: PSYCH 256 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (GS)

PSYCH 256 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 452 - Learning and MemoryNotes for: PSYCH 452 - Learning and Memory

PSYCH 452 - Learning and Memory

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 453 - Sensation and PerceptionNotes for: PSYCH 453 - Sensation and Perception

PSYCH 453 - Sensation and Perception

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 456 - Advanced Cognitive PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 456 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology

PSYCH 456 - Advanced Cognitive Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select from supporting list #2 (See Program Notes)
3.0
Total credits 15.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 395 - InternshipNotes for: PSYCH 395 - Internship

PSYCH 395 - Internship

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 494 - Research ProjectsNotes for: PSYCH 494 - Research Projects

PSYCH 494 - Research Projects

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select any PSYCH courses not used aboveNotes for: Select any PSYCH courses not used above

Select any PSYCH courses not used above

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
6.0
Select from supporting list #2 (See Program Notes)
3.0
Elective

Elective

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
Select any PSYCH courses not used aboveNotes for: Select any PSYCH courses not used above

Select any PSYCH courses not used above

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
6.0
Select from supporting list #1 (See Program Notes)
3.0
Select from supporting list #2 (See Program Notes)
3.0
Elective

Elective

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Additional Notes

Advising Notes

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation. A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes

  • Students must complete a 3-credit course in “United States Cultures (US)” and a 3-credit course in “International Cultures (IL).”

  • At least 15 credits from supporting list courses must be at the 400 level.

Supporting Course List #1 (select 6 credits)

Supporting Course List #2 (select 12 credits)

 

 

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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