Areas A-E (See Core section of the Catalog) (42 semester hours)
Area F (18 semester hours)
Foundations in Psychology:
Foundations in Human Understanding and Skills (choose any; no lab courses) - 6 hours
|PSYC 2101||Intro to the Psy of Adjustment||
|PSYC 2200||Psychology of Gender||
|PSYC 2560||Interpersonal Behavior||
|LING ||any 1000-2000 level||
|PHIL ||any 1000-2000 level||
|RHET ||any 1000-2000 level||
|AFST ||any 1000-2000 level||
|BLST ||any 1000-2000 level||
|ANTH ||any 1000-2000 level||
|CRJU ||any 1000-2000 level||
|GEOG ||any 1000-2000 level||
|HIST ||any 1000-2000 level||
|POLS ||any 1000-2000 level||
|RELI ||any 1000-2000 level||
|SOCI ||any 1000-2000 level||
|WMST ||any 1000-2000 level||
Foundations in Science (choose any) - 9 hours
Major Requirements (32 semester hours)
Required Classes (26 hours)
Capstone Experience (3 hours)
Students must successfully complete one of the options described below during their senior year.
Additional Upper Division Course in Psychology (3 hours)
Selections from: (3 hours)
Total Credit Hours: 120
Other Major Requirements
- A grade of C or better must be earned in all PSYC and Area F courses counted toward the major.
- PSYC 1101, PSYC 2700, and PSYC 2800 are prerequisites to all PSYC 3000 level courses.
- Unless otherwise noted, courses may not be repeated for additional academic credit. Courses may be repeated to raise a grade, but the hours credited will only count once toward total hours earned.
- Students must take the Senior Exit Exam during the semester in which they graduate and pass it with a scaled score of 140 or higher. Students who do not earn at least a 140 on this exam must obtain a grade of C or higher in PSYC 4940 Senior Exit Exam Seminar.
- Students must successfully complete one of the Capstone options during their senior year. Students cannot use additional Capstone courses toward their Major Requirements.
- All Psychology majors must complete MATH 2600 Probability and Statistics. This course is a pre-requisite for PSYC 2700 and PSYC 2800 and may be used in either Area D or Area F.
- Students must show competence in a foreign language at the level of the second university course (i.e., 1002)
- A minimum of 39 hours overall (i.e., not necessarily in the major) must be at the 3000-4000 level.
Four-Year Program of Study
A suggested four-year sequence program of study is available at the GC website at www.gcsu.edu/psychology