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Psychology
 

The Psychology major prepares students for graduate study as well as for careers where strong human services skills are necessary. Students may take approved Provisional Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (PLADC) courses which are indicated with an asterisk (*) below. To earn the PLADC credential, in addition to completing the required courses, students must complete 300 hours of supervised field experience and pass the required examination. PLADC classes are only offered on campus due to State Licensing regulations.

 

Please note: The following requirements are effective beginning Fall 2012. Students must also complete the General Studies Program and other requirements.

 

Psychology Core

   

 

Hrs

PSYC 121 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 250 Human Growth & Development * 3
PSYC 300 Contemporary Issues in Psychology 3
PSYC 305 Social Psychology 3
PSYC 320 Psychology of Learning 3
PSYC 330 Research Methods 3
PSYC 345 Psychology of Personality 3
PSYC 410 Experimental Psychology 3
PSYC 431 Psychological Tests & Measurements 3
PSYC 450 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSYC 495 Seminar in Psychology (Senior Competency Course) 3
Total Psychology Core Courses 33

 

Note: Required Program Prerequisites

CMIS

101

Information Systems Concepts and Applications

3

SOC

201

Principles of Sociology

3

 

Requirements for Psychology Option

(select 8 of the following courses)

BUS 373 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 380 Human Resources Management 3
BUS 381 Employee Training & Development 3
BUS 496 Organizational Leadership 3
CJUS 110 Survey of Criminal Justice 3
CJUS 360 Criminology 3
CJUS 385 Victimology 3
CJUS 490 Comparative Justice & Human Services Sys 3
CJUS 491 International Field Experience 3
CMIS 300 Information Systems Management 3
CMIS 410 Web Page Development & Programming 3
CMIS 420 Database Development & Programming 3
EDUC 365 Child Abuse and Neglect Detection 3
EDUC 533 Classroom Management & Leadership ** 3
EDUC 570 Attachment & the Defiant School Child ** 3
HP 301 Analysis of Evil I  3
HP 302 Analysis of Evil II 3
PSYC 380 Adolescent Psychology 3
PSYC 420 Social Influence, Compliance, & Obedience 3
PSYC 441 Psychology Internship 3
PSYC 442 Psychology Internship 3
SOC 255 Diversity Issues in the United States 3
SOC 300 Contemporary Social Problems 3
SOC 340 The Family 3
SOWK 300 Professional Ethics * 3
SOWK 310 Techniques of Counseling * 3
SOWK 320 Assessment, Eval, & Casework Mgmt * 3
SOWK 330 Diversity Issues in Counseling * 3
SOWK 390 Group Work * 3
SOWK 410 Addictions * 3
SOWK 420 Medical & Treatment Issues in Chemical Depend * 3
SOWK 430 Field Work Practicum 3
SPED 500 Inclusionary Pracices for Special Education ** 3
SPED 540 Behavior Management **

3

Total for Psychology Major

57

*Approved Provisional Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (PLADC) courses. To earn PLADC, in addition to completing the required courses, students must complete 300 hours of supervised field experience and pass the required examination.

**Graduate courses taken for the Bachelor degree will not count toward the Master's degree program.