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

Psychology: Pre-Counseling Concentration, BA


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This major requires a minor

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

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

Total number of advanced hours required in 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 and 6 Spring) to count both toward 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 taken instead of PSYC 2355 , PSYC 6380 may be taken instead of PSYC 4483 , and PSYC may be taken instead of 2. 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: Pre-Counseling

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


Fall - Year Two


  • PSYC 2355 - Life Span Development 3 hrs
  • Students in the Advanced Bachelors to Masters Program will not take PSYC 2355.  Instead they will take PSYC 7351 Human Development Across the Lifespan (Fall year 4).

NATURAL SCIENCE 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

LITERATURE 3 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


Total: 15 hrs


Spring - Year Four


  • PSYC Elective 3 hrs
  • Additional 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

Prescribed sequence of courses, if any:
PSYC 1305  precedes all psychology courses and prerequisite(s) for each concentration guides course sequencing

Acceptable minor fields:
Any OLLU approved minor

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