Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2013-2014 General Catalog Degrees programs/curriculums/majors: Psychology, B.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Psychology, B.S.

Psychology

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001; 2.0 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: MATH 1021; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: PSYC 2000/PSYC 2001; First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: EXST 2201; PSYC 2005; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000; PSYC 2017; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Consult “General Education” section of the catalog for the general education requirements.

Consult “Degree Requirements of the College” for this college for specific instructions regarding approved electives and foreign language requirements.

Semester 1

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001; 2.0 cumulative and LSU GPA.

 

ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
MATH 1021 College Algebra (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Natural Sciences Lab (0-1)1
  • Total Semester Hours: 13-14

    Semester 2

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    CRITICAL: MATH 1021; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

     

    MATH 1022 Plane Trigonometry (3) or
    MATH 1431 Calculus with Business and Economic Applications (3)

     

  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Natural Sciences Lab (2-1)1
  • Total Semester Hours: 15-14

    Semester 3

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    CRITICAL: PSYC 2000/PSYC 2001; First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

     

    PSYC 2000 Introduction to Psychology (3) or
    PSYC 2001 HONORS: Introduction to Psychology (3)

     

    PSYC 2005 Introduction to the Psychology Major (1)
  • General Education courses - Humanities (6)2
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 17-16

    Semester 4

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    CRITICAL: EXST 2201; PSYC 2005; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

     

    ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
    EXST 2201 Introduction to Statistical Analysis (4)
  • Fourth Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
  • Total Semester Hours: 14-13

    Semester 5

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    CRITICAL: ENGL 2000; PSYC 2017; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

     

    PSYC 2017 Research Methods in Psychology (4)
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (from field other than psychology) (3)
  • Approved PSYC Elective (3)3
  • Approved Elective (3)
  • Total Semester Hours: 16

    Semester 6

    Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    PSYC 4008 History of Modern Psychology (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (from field other than psychology) (3)
  • Approved PSYC Elective (3)3
  • Approved Electives (6)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

    Semester 7

    • Approved PSYC Electives (6)3
    • Approved Electives (10)

    Total Semester Hours: 16

    Semester 8

    • Approved PSYC Electives (6)3
    • Approved Electives (8-10)

    Total Semester Hours: 14-16

    120 Total Sem. Hrs.

    1 - For General Education Natural Sciences, both physical & life sciences must be taken: six hours in a physical/life sciences sequence and two hours lab credit associated with the sequence chosen; six hours in an area (phys/life) not previously selected.

    2 - Two General Education Humanities courses must be from history and one from among the literature courses on the General Education Humanities list.

    3 - Students majoring in psychology must take an extra three credit hours of natural sciences lecture and two credit hours of natural sciences laboratory beyond the minimum general education natural sciences requirements.

    • Basics (required of all majors): PSYC 2000 or PSYC 2001; PSYC 2005; PSYC 2017; PSYC 4008; and EXST 2201
    • Core Areas (students must complete a course from four areas):
      1. Advanced Methods: PSYC 3020 or PSYC 4111
      2. Biological Basis: PSYC 4031 or PSYC 4034 or PSYC 4035 or PSYC 4037.
      3. Learning and Cognition: PSYC 4030 or PSYC 4032 or PSYC 4033
      4. Developmental Processes: PSYC 4070 or PSYC 4072 or PSYC 4176
      5. Applied/Social: PSYC 3050 or PSYC 3083 or PSYC 3140 or PSYC 4080
    • Additional Electives: PSYC 2040, PSYC 3030, PSYC 3081, PSYC 3082, PSYC 4039, PSYC 4040, PSYC 4042.
    • Excluded Electives:  PSYC 2060, PSYC 2070, PSYC 2076, PSYC 2078, PSYC 2999, PSYC 4999. These courses will not count toward the 33 hours required in the major but are permissible electives above the 33-hour minimum. Students choosing the honors option will enroll in three to six hours of PSYC 4999, in addition to the 33 hours required in the major.

     

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