Psychology (BA)

Thinking of getting a Psychology-related job after you graduate?

If you are planning on getting a Psychology-related job after you earn your B.A. degree, then here is

  • a suggested list of courses that you should complete and
  • the preferred order that you should take those classes.

Please consult with your advisor or any of the faculty about the courses and ways that you can increase your chances of getting your dream job after you graduate.

SUGGESTED SCHEDULE IN PSYCHOLOGY

Freshman

First Semester

(15 hrs.)

 

Second Semester

(16 hrs.)

PY 100 Basic Concepts in Psych

3

 

PY 151 Psychological Statistics

3

English 101

3

 

Gen Ed – Math/Natural Science

3

Gen Ed – Arts/Humanities

3

 

Gen Ed – Social Sciences

3

Gen Ed – Math/Natural Science

3

 

Gen Ed – Arts/Humanities

3

WU 101

3

 

Math 112 or 116

3

 

 

 

Lower division elective

1

 

Sophomore

First Semester

(16 hrs.)

 

Second Semester

(16 hrs.)

PY 251  Research Methods

3

 

Lower division elective

3

PY 209/210/211/212 Developmental Psychology

3

 

PY 231 Abnormal Psychology

3

Gen Ed – Social Sciences

3

 

Gen Ed – Math/Natural Science

3

Gen Ed – Arts/Humanities

3

 

Gen Ed – Social Sciences

3

Foreign Language 101

4

 

Foreign Language 102

4

 

Junior

First Semester

(16 hrs.)

 

Second Semester

(15 hrs.)

PY 301 Learning or PY 306 Cognition

3

 

PY 305 Sensation and Perception or PY 307 Physiological Psychology

3

PY 309 Personality or PY 310 Social Psychology

3

 

Upper Division Elective

3

Gen Ed – Math/Natural Science

3

 

Gen Ed – Social Sciences

3

Gen Ed – Social Sciences

3

 

Gen Ed – Arts/Humanities

3

Gen Ed – Arts/Humanities

3

 

English 300

3

PY 299 Psych Forum

1

 

 

 

 

Senior

First Semester

(15 hrs.)

 

Second Semester

(15 hrs.)

PY 336 Field Experience/Internship

3

 

Upper division Psychology elective

3

Upper division Psychology elective

3

 

Upper division elective

3

Upper division elective

3

 

Upper division elective

3

Upper division elective

3

 

Upper division elective

3

Upper division elective

3

 

Upper division elective

3