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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology (BS Degree)


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A major in Psychology consists of 40 hours including the Liberal Arts Core requirement of Psychology 110  and requires a minor. Required courses in the psychology major may not be challenged.

Psychology (40 hours) + Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)


Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)


Foreign Language requirement (3 hours included in Liberal Arts Core above)


Additional hours may be required depending on foreign language placement. Students are required to take:

a) through Foreign Language (FL) 201 Intermediate I (incorporating Arab, Spanish, French, or other languages offered; eg, SPAN 201  , FREN 201  ) if a student starts with no advanced placement or places into 101, 102, or 201, earning a minimum of 3 hours but not to exceed 9 hours;

or

b) through Foreign Language (FL) 202 (Intermediate II) if the student places higher than FL 201.  If a student places higher than 202, the student has completed her/his required FL credit.  Note that this placement does not count toward the required 125 hours (may vary according to degree) required of all CSU students.

or

c) CHST 121  and  CHST 122   or CHST 131  and CHST 132  .

Major Studies (40 hours)


Required Courses (19 hours)


Developmental (3 hours)


Select one of the following:

Social/Personality (3 hours)


Select one of the following:

Elective hours in Psychology (6 hours)


Students must take an additional 6 credit hours in Psychology. These courses may be chosen from the developmental, social/personality, clinical or experimental/physiology groupings above, any special topics course offered for credit in the major or any other course offered for credit in the major.

Note:


All students must have at least 125 hours to graduate. Students who took MATH 099 or ENGL 099 will need at least 129 hours to graduate. Full Bridge students will need at least 133 hours. Students must meet the Residency Requirements  described in this catalog. 

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