Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Nov 13, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Psychology: General Concentration, BA


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This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required in this degree:
120 semester hours

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisite courses from other disciplines):
40 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in this major:
22 semester hours

 

The Advanced Bachelor’s to Master’s (ABM) allows students accepted into the program to take 12 credits during their senior year (6 Fall semester and 6 Spring semester) to count toward both their  Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Students in the BA Psychology program must take courses required for their degree whether at the undergraduate or graduate level. PSYC 7351 may be taking instead of PSYC 2355 , PSYC 6380 may be taken instead of PSYC 4483 , and PSYC 7333 may be taken instead of PSYC 2331 . Classes in Abnormal, Lifespan Development, and Research Methods must be taken at either the undergraduate or graduate level or at both levels.

Master’s courses that may be taken as part of the ABM program

PSYC 6321, PSYC 6380, PSYC 7333, PSYC 7351, PSYC 8356 

Program Specific courses:

PSYC 6358, PSYC 8359, PSYC 8366 (for MA - MFT Concentration Only) 

PSYC 8360 (for School Psychology Concentration Only)

Suggested Sequence of Courses:


Required for BA in Psychology – Concentration: General

Fall - Year One


ORAL COMMUNICATION 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

MATHEMATICS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 15 hrs


Spring - Year One


PHILOSOPHY 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 3-4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 15-16 hrs


LITERATURE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

NATURAL SCIENCE 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

FINE ARTS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 16 hrs


Spring - Year Two


Total: 15 hrs


Fall - Year Three


Total: 15 hrs


Spring - Year Three


Total: 16 hrs


Fall - Year Four


  • PSYC Advance 3 credit hrs*
  • PSYC Advance 3 credit hrs*
  • Additional 3 credit hrs*
  • Additional 3 credit hrs*
  • Additional 3 credit hrs*

Total: 15 hrs


Spring - Year Four


  • PSYC Advance 3 credit hrs
  • PSYC Elective 3 credit hrs
  • Additional 3 credit hrs*
  • Additional 3 credit hrs*
  • Additional 3-4 credit hrs*

Total: 13 hrs


Note(s):


The following components are required in all degrees:
General education, major, minor, and validation of completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Foreign language requirement, if any:
None

Acceptable minor fields:
Any OLLU approved minor

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