Recommended Academic Plan for Psychology B.S. Business option at Greater Allegheny

Effective Summer 2016

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Social and behavioral science (GS)

Social and behavioral science (GS)

3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100 (GS)

PSYCH 100 (GS)

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

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 200-level course

PSYCH 200-level course

Choose from category groups
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 200-level course

PSYCH 200-level course

Choose from category groups
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Business option core courseNotes for: Business option core course

Business option core course

Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 (GQ)

STAT 200 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PSYCH 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics in PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 200 (GQ)

PSYCH 200 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Social and behavioral science (GS)

Social and behavioral science (GS)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
3
Business option core courseNotes for: Business option core course

Business option core course

Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 200-or 400-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 200-or 400-level course

PSYCH 200-or 400-level course

Choose from category groups
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Business option core courseNotes for: Business option core course

Business option core course

Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200-or 400-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 200-or 400-level course

PSYCH 200-or 400-level course

Choose from category groups
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 301W Basic Research Methods in PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 301W

PSYCH 301W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural science (GN)

Natural science (GN)

3
Business option core courseNotes for: Business option core course

Business option core course

Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health & physical activity (GHA)

Health & physical activity (GHA)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 200-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 200-level course

PSYCH 200-level course

Choose from category groups
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 400-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 400-level course

PSYCH 400-level course

Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3-6
Business option core courseNotes for: Business option core course

Business option core course

Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BS option science or quanttificationNotes for: BS option science or quanttification

BS option science or quanttification

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

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 400-level capstoneNotes for: PSYCH 400-level capstone

PSYCH 400-level capstone

Course List: PSYCH 439, PSYCH 490, PSYCH 493, PSYCH 494, PSYCH 495, PSYCH 496
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3-6
PSYCH 400-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 400-level course

PSYCH 400-level course

Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
BS option science or quanttificationNotes for: BS option science or quanttification

BS option science or quanttification

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

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
PSYCH 400-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 400-level course

PSYCH 400-level course

Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 400-level courseNotes for: PSYCH 400-level course

PSYCH 400-level course

Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BS option social scienceNotes for: BS option social science

BS option social science

from department list
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
4
Total credits 16

Additional Notes

Program Notes

Minimum 124 credits required for graduation for the B.S. with a business option (http://bulletins.psu.edu/undergrad/programs/baccalaureate/P/PSCBS)

The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to progress through the curriculum. Be sure to consult an adviser in this department when scheduling courses.

The six categories of PSYCH courses that must be covered are: Learning and Cognition; Social and Personality Psychology; Biological Bases of Behavior; Developmental Psychology; Applied and Clinical Psychology; Capstone Experience.

The courses in each category are:

  1. Learning and Cognition: PSYCH 256 GS, PSYCH 261 GS, PSYCH 268, PSYCH 426, PSYCH 427, PSYCH 452, PSYCH 456, PSYCH 457, PSYCH 458, PSYCH 459, PSYCH 461 
  2. Social and Personality Psychology: PSYCH 221 GS, PSYCH 231 GS;US, PSYCH 232 GS;US;IL, PSYCH 238 GS, PSYCH 419, PSYCH 420, PSYCH 421, PSYCH 423, PSYCH 424, PSYCH 432 US, PSYCH 438, PSYCH 479 US
  3. Biological Bases of Behavior: PSYCH 253 GS, PSYCH 260, PSYCH 269, PSYCH 441, PSYCH 460, PSYCH 462, PSYCH 463, PSYCH 464, PSYCH 475, PSYCH 478
  4. Developmental Psychology: PSYCH 212 GS, PSYCH 410, PSYCH 412, PSYCH 413, PSYCH 414, PSYCH 415, PSYCH 416/HD FS 445, PSYCH 474
  5. Applied and Clinical Psychology: PSYCH 243 GS, PSYCH 244 GS, PSYCH 270, PSYCH 281 GS, PSYCH 370 US, PSYCH 404, PSYCH 408, PSYCH 443, PSYCH 444, PSYCH 445, PSYCH 470, PSYCH 471, PSYCH 473, PSYCH 476, PSYCH 477, PSYCH 481, PSYCH 482, PSYCH 484, PSYCH 485
  6. Capstone Experience: PSYCH 439, PSYCH 490, PSYCH 493(3-6), PSYCH 494(3-18), PSYCH 495(6-15), PSYCH 496(3-18) 

Students must take 30 credits in PSYCH beyond PSYCH 100 and PSYCH 301W and at least 15 credits at the 400-level with at least 3 credits in each of 6 categories.

Business option students must take 15 credits of core business courses: Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200

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.

 

Legend

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

Footnotes

PSYCH 200-level course
Choose from category groups
PSYCH 200-level course
Choose from category groups
Business option core course
Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
Business option core course
Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
PSYCH 200-or 400-level course
Choose from category groups
Business option core course
Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
PSYCH 200-or 400-level course
Choose from category groups
Business option core course
Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
PSYCH 200-level course
Choose from category groups
PSYCH 400-level course
Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
Business option core course
Any ACCTG course; B A 100 GS(3); B A 241(2), B A 242(2) or B A 243(4); Any ECON course; any FIN course; any H P A coures; any I B course; any MGMT course; any MKTG course; any SCM except 200
BS option science or quanttification
from department list
PSYCH 400-level capstone
Course List: PSYCH 439, PSYCH 490, PSYCH 493, PSYCH 494, PSYCH 495, PSYCH 496
PSYCH 400-level course
Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
BS option science or quanttification
from department list
PSYCH 400-level course
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PSYCH 400-level course
Choose from category groups or other PSYCH courses
BS option social science
from department list