BA in Psychology: Model Four-Year Plan

Below is a typical fall-spring sequence for a full-time student planning to complete a B.A. in Psychology in four regular academic years (no summers).  Summer and/or winter courses could be taken to expedite the completion of the degree process.  Please take this proposed model 4-year plan as only a model. Completion of the Psychology major may depend on what courses are offered during a given semester.    

Freshman year
Fall semester
PSY1000      Introduction to Psychology                          3
MATH1123   Statistics                                                  3
WRI1100     Analyzing & Writing Arguments                    3
BIOL1000    Introductory Biology                                    3
SPAN2100   Intermediate Spanish I                                 4

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Spring semester
PSY2100      Statistics                                                   4
PSY3310      Forensic Psychology                                     3
WRI1200     Research, Argument, & Writing                      3
COM2500    Sex, Gender, & Communication                       3
SPAN2200  Intermediate Spanish II                                 4

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Sophomore year
Fall semester
PSY2200     Research Methods in Psychology                     4
COM2640    Argumentation & Debate                               3
ENG2201     Literary Utopias & Dystopias                         3
ANTH2000  Cultural Anthropology                                    3
GEOG1500   World Regional Geography                            3

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Spring semester
ENG2301     World Film Studies                                        3
PSY3100      Learning & Cognitive Processes                      3
PSY3140      Psychology of Substance Abuse                      3
HIST 2301   Introduction to Asian Civilizations                    3
AL2000       Introduction to Linguistics                              3
GEOG2000  Introduction to Human Geography                    3

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Junior year
Fall semester
PSY3235     Cross-Cultural Psychology                               3
PSY3300     Social Psychology                                          3
PSY3500     Tests & Measurements in Psychology               3
BIOL2010    The Human Life Cycle                                    3
PHIL2090    Principles of Logic                                         3

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Spring semester
PSY3400     Lifespan Development                                     3
PSY3200     Biopsychology                                                3
PSY3320     Health Psychology                                          3
SOC3100     Methods of Inquiry                                         3
ANTH3230  Making a Difference                                         3

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Senior year
Fall semester
PSY3600     Abnormal Psychology                                      3
PSY3240     Client Counseling & Interviewing                      3
PSY3245     Group Counseling                                           3
CSCI1041    Digital Literacy in a Global Society                   3
PSY3809     Human Sexuality                                            3

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Spring semester
PSY4340     Psychotherapies                                             3
PSY4950     Research Practicum                                         3
HUM4500    The World Problematique                                 3
PSY3808     Evolutionary Psychology                                   3
SOC3560    Community Intervention                                   3

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