Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog

Psychology, B.S.


Psychology


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: MATH 1021  or MATH 1029 ; 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: PSYC 2005 ; PSYC 2016 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000 ; PSYC 2017 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 7: PSYC 4005  

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


Total Semester Hours: 13-14


Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15-14


Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 17-16


Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 14-13


Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16


Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15


Semester 7


CRITICAL: PSYC 4005  

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.

 

Concentrations


Forensic Psychology


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: MATH 1021  or MATH 1029 ; 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: PSYC 2005 PSYC 2016 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000 PSYC 2017 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 7: PSYC 4005  

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


CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 13-14

Semester 2


CRITICAL: MATH 1021  or MATH 1029 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15-14

Semester 3


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

Total Semester Hours: 17-16

Semester 4


CRITICAL: PSYC 2005 PSYC 2016 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 14-13

Semester 5


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

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


CRITICAL: PSYC 4005  

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


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.

  1. Advanced Methods: ​PSYC 3020  or PSYC 4111  
  2. Biological BasisPSYC 4031  or PSYC 4034  or PSYC 4035  or PSYC 4037 ​​​
  3. Learning and CognitionPSYC 4030  or PSYC 4032  or PSYC 4033  or PSYC 4041  
  4. Developmental ProcessesPSYC 4070  or PSYC 4072  or PSYC 4176  
  5. Applied/Social: PSYC 3050  or PSYC 3083  or PSYC 3140  or PSYC 4080  
  • Excluded CoursesPSYC 2060 PSYC 2070 PSYC 2076 PSYC 2078 PSYC 2999 PSYC 4999 . These courses will not count toward the 34 hours required in the major but are permissible electives above the 34-hour minimum. Students choosing the honors option will enroll in three to six hours of PSYC 4999 , in addition to the 34 hours required in the major.

Cognitive Neuroscience


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 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: PSYC 2005 PSYC 2016 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: ENGL 2000 PSYC 2017 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 7: PSYC 4005 .

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


CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 13-14

Semester 2


CRITICAL: MATH 1021 ; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 15-14

Semester 3


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

Total Semester Hours: 17-16

Semester 4


CRITICAL: PSYC 2005 PSYC 2016 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 cumulative and LSU GPA.

Total Semester Hours: 14-13

Semester 5


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

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


CRITICAL: PSYC 4005  

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.