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Psychology with concentration in Social Science (BA)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with concentration in Social Science (BA)

Major: PSYC

Concentration: SSC

Degree: BA

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Note: Admission to the major in Psychology requires (1) completion of Psychology 201 with a minimum grade of C-; (2) completion of two additional courses in Psychology at the 300-level with minimum grades of C-; and (3) completion of 30 hours of degree applicable credit with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.

Type Total
General Education 34

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program; see the General Education requirements and the courses that fulfill them. Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

Arts & Sciences Programmatic Requirements

Type Semester
General 101: A&S Orientation 1  

Foreign Language
(completion of the intermediate level of a single foreign language)

Electives in Humanities or Natural Sciences
(in addition to courses counted toward General Education;
6 hours must be at 300 level or above)
WR—two approved courses at the 300 level or above
(may be incorporated into other degree requirements)
Total   22

Department of Psychology

Type Semester

Psychology 2011, 301-302

Four courses from the following:
313, 321, 322, 331, 344, 363, 372, 375, 385, 501
Electives in Psychology 9  
Total   30

Supporting Courses (may include courses taken to meet the General Education requirements)

Type Semester
Electives in one Social Science Department,
other than Psychology
Electives in a second Social Science department,
other than Psychology
Electives in Social Sciences, other than Psychology                                          6  
Total   18

Electives & Total Hours

Type Hours
Minimum Electives 17
Minimum Total                                                                                        121

NOTE: Only 40 hours in the major department may be applied toward the Bachelor of Arts degree.

At least 50 of the total minimum hours required must be at the 300 level or above.

1 Fulfills General Education requirement.

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