Nov 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology Major, BA, PY01


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Major Code: PY01     Bachelor of Arts          Summary Degree Requirements  

General Education Core 42 Requirements: 33 Hours


  • Area 1A     6 hours Social & Behavioral Sciences - 3 hours fulfilled by PSY 0100  , 3 hours see below for options
  • Area 1B     3 hours Civic Engagement - see below for options
  • Area 2A     6 hours Written Communication - see below for options
  • Area 2B     3 hours Oral Communication - see below for options
  • Area 3       7 hours Natural Science 1 with and 1 without lab - see below for options
  • Area 4       3 hours Mathematics - see below for options
  • Area 5A     6 hours Humanites - 3 hours fulfilled by modern language course, 3 hours see below for options
  • Area 5B     3 hours Fine Arts - see below for options
  • Area 5C     3 hours Global Competencies - fulfilled by an additional modern language course
  • Area 5D     2 hours Health and Wellness - see below for options
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Institutional Degree Requirement: 1 Hour


Modern Language: 10-12 Hours


French or Spanish - 12 Hours of the same prefix

Asian Languages (Chinese and Japanese) - 10-11 Hours, prefixes can be combined

     JPN 0103  and JPN 0205  - 10 Hours

     JPN 0103  and CHI 0103  - 10 Hours

     CHI 0103  , CHI 0203  and ML 0150  - 11 Hours

Psychology Electives: 12 Hours


Psychology elective requirement will be met by completing 12 hours of additional Psychology courses, of which 6 hours must be upper-division courses, 300 level or above. No more than 3 hours of PSY 0491  and no more than 3 hours of PSY 0499  may be used to fulfill the Psychology elective requirement.

Electives: 25-27 Hours


As needed to total 120 approved credit hours (including 39 upper division 300-400 level).

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Total Hours: 120


 PSY 0100  satisfies 3 of 6 hours of General Education Core Requirement area 1A.

One Modern Language course satisfies 3 of 6 hours of General Education Core Requirement area 5A. An additional Modern Language course satisfies General Education Core Requirement Area 5C.

Institutional requirement UE 0100  may also be met by HNRS 0101  (2 credit hours).

Effective fall of 2020 - in order to graduate with a major in Psychology, a student must meeet the following requirements:

  1. Earn a 2.50 or above overall GPA.
  2. Earn a 2.50 or above in all PSY prefix courses required within the major.

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