Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry Level

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First Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
D7
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required
ELC PH XXX
ELECTIVE - ETHICS

Second Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
ELC SC/Sl XXX
ELECTIVE - LAB SCIENCE
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Third Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
PY 231
Social Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 242
Research Methods
3 CR.HR.
ELC HY XXX
ELECTIVE - HISTORY
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Fourth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
D9
Global Perspectives Elective - One course required
ELC CM XXX
ELECTIVE - COMMUNICATIONS
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Fifth Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Sixth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Seventh Semester - Fall

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PY 442
Seminar in Psychology
3 CR.HR.
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC CM XXX
ELECTIVE - COMMUNICATIONS
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Eighth Semester - Spring

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PY 491
Field Placement
3 CR.HR.
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Psychology Course Requirements for General Psychology Major

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Core Courses - All are required (24 credits)

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
PY 231
Social Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 242
Research Methods
3 CR.HR.
PY 442
Seminar in Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 491
Field Placement
3 CR.HR.

Psychology Elective Courses - Select 8 (24 credits)

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
PY 232
Abnormal Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 233
Psychology of Human Sexuality
3 CR.HR.
PY 322
Diversity and Multiculturalism
3 CR.HR.
PY 333
Psychology of Personality
3 CR.HR.
PY 335
Intro to Rehabilitation
3 CR.HR.
PY 336
Evolutionary Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 338
Cognitive Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 340
Physiological Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 341
Gerontology
3 CR.HR.
PY 344
Early Childhood
3 CR.HR.
PY 346
Adolescent Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 410
History and Systems of Psychology
3 CR.HR.
PY 411
Psychological Tests and Measurements
3 CR.HR.
PY 412
Social Service Field Placement
3 CR.HR.
PY 431
Behavior Modification/Seminar in Learning
3 CR.HR.
PY 447
Trauma and Recovery
3 CR.HR.
PY 450
Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy
3 CR.HR.
PY 499
Topic/
1-3 variable CR.HR.
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY