Psychology Major

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (41-42)

 

[Required General Education Course: PSY 101]
__ 3 PSY 210 Social Psychology
__ 1 PSY 274 Writing for Behav Science
__ 1 PSY 275 Survey of Psych Careers
__ 3 PSY 315 Stats/Behav Science
__ 3 PSY 341 History and Systems of Psy
__ 3 PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology
__ 3 PSY 372 Exper Psychology
__ 1 PSY 375 Integration and Vocation Sem
__ 1 PSY 376 Pre-Profess Seminar
__ 2 PSY 475 Senior Seminar
       
Choose 20-21 hours of PSY 200 or higher:
[No more than 6 hours of independent study or practicum may apply toward major]
__ 3 PSY ___ _________________
__ 3 PSY ___ _________________
__ 3 PSY ___ _________________
__ 3 PSY ___ _________________
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__ 2-3 PSY ___ _________________
       
OPTIONS:
Choose an emphasis as guideline for the 20-21 hours in PSY
       
A. CLINICAL/COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY (29)
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 3 PSY 452 Personality
__ 3 PSY 462 Psychological Assessment
       
Choose 14 hours from:
  PSY 220 Stress Management
__ 3 PSY 320 Psych of Gender & Sexuality
__ 3 PSY 342 Cross-Cultural Psychology
__ 3 PSY 368 Child & School Psychology
__ 3 PSY 365 Adolescence & Emerging Adult
__ 2 PSY 435 Practicum – Research (2 -3)
  PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2 - 3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
       
B. CHRISTIAN COUNSELING/PSYCHOLOGY (29)
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 3 PSY 442 Psychology of Religion
__ 3 PSY 445 Christian Counseling Models
       
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
__ 3 PSY 220 Stress Management
  PSY 393 Death & Dying
__ 2-3 PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from:
__ 3 CM 201 Dynamics of Spiritual Growth
__ 3 PHL 361 Philosophy of Religion
__ 3 TH 340 Pastoral Theology
  PSY 300+ _________________
       
C. CHILD PSYCHOLOGY (29)
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 462 Psychological Assessment
__ 3 PSY 472 Learning & Motivation
__ 3 PSY 368 Child & School Psychology
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 2-3 PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from: PSY, ED, SOC, SW, or EM where courses focus on children or teens such as:
  ED 320 Exceptional learner
  ED 338 Learning/Beh Disabilities
__ 3 ED 405 Learn Performance & Assess
__ 3 ED 428 Interven for Differentiation
__ 3 EM 340 Children’s Ministry
  PSY 365 Adolescence & Emerging Adult
  SOC 252 Juvenile Delinquency
  PSY 300+ _________________
       
D. FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY (29)
__ 3 PSY 340 Forensic Psychology
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 3 PSY 452 Personality
__ 3 PSY 462 Psychological Assessment
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
__ 3 PSY 342 Cross-Cultural Psychology
__ 2-3 PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from Natural sciences, SOC, or SW such as:
  BIO 380 Scientific/Med Terminology
__ 3 SOC 252 Juvenile Delinquency
__ 3 SOC 421 Soc of Crime and Corrections
__ 3 SOC 300+ _________________
  Science 300+ _________________
       
E. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (29)
[Recommended science gen ed: BIO 201/203 (4)]
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__ 3 PSY 330 Cognitive Psychology
__ 3 PSY 381 Physiological Psychology
__ 3 PSY 462 Psychological Assessment
__ 3 PSY 472 Learning & Motivation
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
__ 3 PSY 220 Stress Management
__ 2-3 PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 8 hours from: Natural sciences, SOC, or
SW such as:
  BIO 262 Human Physiology
__ 3 BIO 331 Human Anatomy
__ 3 BIO 380 Scientific/Med Terminology
  Science 300+ _________________
       
F. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (29)
[Recommend leadership gen ed: SOC 230 (3)]
__ 3 PSY 320 Psych of Gender & Sexuality
__ 3 PSY 342 Cross-Cultural Psychology
__ 3 PSY 442 Psych of Religion
__ 3 PSY 452 Personality
Choose 8 hours minimum from:
__ 3 PSY 393 Death & Dying
__ 2-3 PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
__ 3 PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from SOC such as:
  SOC 312 Issues in Intercultural Relations
__ 3 SOC 341 Marriage and Family Studies
__ 3 SOC 375 Sociological Theory
__ 3 SOC 300+ _________________
  or COM 251 Intercultural Communications
       
G. STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOLOGY (29)
[Recommend leadership gen ed: SOC 230 (3) or CM 411 (3)]
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__ 3 PSY 342 Cross-Cultural Psychology
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 3 PSY 365 Adolescence & Emerging Adult
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
  PSY 220 Stress Management
  PSY 320 Psych of Gender & Sexuality
__ 3 PSY 342 Cross-Cultural Psychology
__ 2-3 PSY 472 Psych of Learning & Motivation
  PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from GEN, COM, Leadership, or YM/EM such as:
  COM 220 Interpersonal Communication
__ 3 COM 331 Group Communication/Leadership
__ 3 COM 350 Organizational Communication
__ 3 GEN 320 The Peer Educator (2),
  SOC 230 Leading Groups and Org
  YM/EM 350 Youth Ministry
  OTHER 300+ _________________
For Student Dev Psych, students strongly encouraged to pursue leadership position on campus as a Peer Educator, a TAG Coordinator or Leader, a Spiritual Life Advisor, a member of Student Government, a Practicum Counselor in the Center for Career and Calling, or another campus position deemed appropriate by the psychology faculty.
       
H. SPORTS / LEISURE PSYCHOLOGY EMPHASIS (29)
__ 3 PSY 220 Stress Management
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 3 PSY 381 Physiological Psychology
__ 3 PSY 335 Sports Psychology
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__2-3 PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from HPER such as:
__ 3 PED 200 Introduction to Coaching
__ 3 REC 231 Intro to Therapeutic Recreation
  HPER 300+ _________________
       
J. EQUINE FACILITATED MENTAL HEALTH EMPHASIS (29)
__ 3 PSY 201 Developmental Psychology
__ 3 PSY 322 Eqn Facilitated Mental Heallth
__ 3 PSY 351 Couns & Psychotherapy I
__ 3 PSY 352 Couns & Psychotherapy II
__ 3 PSY 472 Learning & Motivation
Choose 5 hours minimum from:
  PSY 220 Stress Management
__ 3 PSY 320 Psych of Gender & Sexuality
__ 2-3 PSY 393 Death & Dying
  PSY 435 Practicum – Clinical (2-3)
  PSY 300+ _________________
Recommended 9 hours from EQM such as:
__ 3 EQM 208 Intro Therapeutic Riding
__ 3 EQM 245 Riding Instructor Cert
__ 3 EQM 300+ _________________
       
The Equine Facilitated Mental Health (EFMH) emphasis is separate from the Equine Facilitated Wellness Track. Equine Facilitated Wellness Track requirements include a dual major in Equine Studies and Psychology with the EFMH Studies Emphasis (above).

 

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