Psychology - BA Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

General Psychology (PSYC 150) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Statistical Procedures (PSYC 240) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
History/Politics GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Research Methods (PSYC 391) 3 credits
PSYC 220 Biological Psychology 3 credits
PSYC 290 Professional Seminar 1 credits
PSYC - Restricted Course Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Philosophy & LIterature GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective Credits 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

PSYC 350 Social Psychology 3 credits
PSYC - Restricted Course Requirement 3 credits
BIBL Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Elective credits 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

PSYC 370 Cognition 3 credits
Psychology Electives (12 credits required) 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Fine Arts GE Requirement (or Elective Credit if took HUMA 290) 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 80 credits

Spring Semester

PSYC - Restricted Course Requirement 3 credits
Experiential Major Requirement 3 credits
Philosophy/Literature GE Requirement (or Elective Credit if took HUMA 205) 3 credits
Elective Credits 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Senior Seminar (PSYC 490) 1 credits
PSYC - Restricted Course Requirement 3 credits
Psychology Electives (12 credits required) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

History and Systems of Psychology (PSYC 450) 3 credits
Psychology Electives (12 credits required) 6 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits