BA Three-Year Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

With a non-comprehensive BA degree, a minor of not less than 15 hours is required. For a BA degree the student will need 12 hours of foreign language, HST 103 and HST 104, a PHI course, and six hours of fine arts.

Check out the psychology course rotation before scheduling your classes.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
General Education Science 4
PSY 150 Introduction to the Psychology Major 1
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Math (or higher) 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
CSC 101 (Course no longer offered. Review course number changes.) -0
PSY 200 Psychological Statistical Methods 3
BA Language 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877 3
General Education Science 4

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues 3

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
PSY Biological Processes Course 3
PSY 302 Experimental Psychology 3
General Education Humanities 3
BA Language 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
HST 103 World History to Circa 1600 C.E. 3

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
BA Language 3
PSY Applied Course 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Minor Course 3
Upper Division PSY Elective 3
PSY Learning and Cognition Course 3

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
General Elective 3
BA Fine Arts 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Upper Division PSY Elective 3
PSY Developmental Course 3
BA Language 3
Upper Division Minor 3
Minor Course 3
BA Upper Division Fine Arts 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Upper Division Elective 3
General Elective 3
Upper Division PSY Elective 3
Upper Division Minor 3
Minor Course 3
HST 104 World History Since 1600 C.E. 3

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours9
Upper Division Elective 3
PSY 411 Psychology of Diverse Populations 3
Upper Division Elective 3