Recommended Academic Plan - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (PSYBA) - Student Planning to Change Locations from a Commonwealth Campus to University Park Campus

Effective Fall 2013

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030Notes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Honors Freshmen Composition
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 100 Introductory PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

credits may also apply to general education
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language (level 001)
4
First Year Seminar (FYS) (GH or GS)Notes for: First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar

Depending on seminar selection, may also count as a humanities (GH) or social/behavioral science (GS) for general education.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100 (GWS)

CAS 100 (GWS)

CAS 100A, CAS 100B and CAS 100C are all appropriate choices.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Foreign Language (level 002)
4
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
STAT 200 Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PSYCH 200Notes for: PSYCH 200

PSYCH 200

PSYCH 200 is not offered at University Park.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)Notes for: PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Knowledge Domain (BA)Notes for: Knowledge Domain (BA)

Knowledge Domain (BA)

Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language)
3
Foreign Language (level 003)
4
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

credits may also apply to general education
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)Notes for: PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH) (US or IL)Notes for: Humanities (GH) (US or IL)

Humanities (GH) (US or IL)

Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements can be combined with general education or major courses with the US/IL designation.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

credits may also apply to general education
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) (US or IL)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) (US or IL)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) (US or IL)

Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements can be combined with general education or major courses with the US/IL designation.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Sciences (GN) Notes for: Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)Notes for: PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 4xxNotes for: PSYCH 4xx

PSYCH 4xx

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 105 - Psychology as a Science and ProfessionNotes for: PSYCH 105 - Psychology as a Science and Profession

PSYCH 105 - Psychology as a Science and Profession

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

Arts (GA)

Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements can be combined with general education or major courses with the US/IL designation.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 4xxNotes for: PSYCH 4xx

PSYCH 4xx

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
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.*
4
PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)Notes for: PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

PSYCH 2xx (Group A,B,C or Additional)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Other Cultures (BA)Notes for: Other Cultures (BA)

Other Cultures (BA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Sciences (GN)Notes for: Natural Sciences (GN) with lab

Natural Sciences (GN) with lab

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 4xxNotes for: PSYCH 4xx

PSYCH 4xx

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202 Effective Writing (202A recommended)Notes for: ENGL 202 Effective Writing (202A recommended)

ENGL 202 Effective Writing (202A recommended)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Knowledge Domain (BA)Notes for: Knowledge Domain (BA)

Knowledge Domain (BA)

Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language)
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
6
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 4xxNotes for: PSYCH 4xx

PSYCH 4xx

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 490 Senior seminar in PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 490 Senior seminar in Psychology

PSYCH 490 Senior seminar in Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Knowledge Domain (BA)Notes for: Knowledge Domain (BA)

Knowledge Domain (BA)

Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language)
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 015
Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)
ENGL 030
Honors Freshmen Composition
Quantification (GQ)
credits may also apply to general education
First Year Seminar
Depending on seminar selection, may also count as a humanities (GH) or social/behavioral science (GS) for general education.
CAS 100 (GWS)
CAS 100A, CAS 100B and CAS 100C are all appropriate choices.
STAT 200
PSYCH 200
PSYCH 200 is not offered at University Park.
Knowledge Domain (BA)
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language)
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
credits may also apply to general education
Humanities (GH) (US or IL)
Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements can be combined with general education or major courses with the US/IL designation.
Quantification (GQ)
credits may also apply to general education
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) (US or IL)
Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements can be combined with general education or major courses with the US/IL designation.
Arts (GA)
Must complete at least 3 credits of United States (US) and 3 credits of International Cultures (IL). These requirements can be combined with general education or major courses with the US/IL designation.
Knowledge Domain (BA)
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language)
Knowledge Domain (BA)
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arts, Foreign Languages, Natural Sciences, Quantification (may not be taken in the area of the student's primary major; foreign language credits in this category must be in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first language)