Psychology BA, Four-Year Plan

Psychology Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • APSY 101 or 102 (DP-SOCSCI)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • Elective
  • Elective
Year One: Spring
  • APSY 210 (MS)
  • APSY 270 or 327
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
Year One: Summer
  • Consider coursework
  • Look for a summer job in the area of your studies

Year Two

Year Two: Fall
  • APSY 211
  • APSY 203 or 338
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)
  • Elective

Note: Apply to the major

Year Two: Spring
  • APSY 214 or 382 or 387
  • APSY Elective
  • Minor Course
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Professional Development or Elective

Note: Before retaking PSY courses to try to qualify for the major, see below.

Year Two: Summer
  • Consider study abroad options
  • Look for research opportunities

Year Three

Year Three: Fall
  • APSY 380 or 381
  • APSY Elective
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Elective
Year Three: Spring
  • APSY Elective
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
  • Elective
Year Three: Summer
  • Look for research opportunities
  • Take GREs in preparation for graduate school

Year Four

Year Four: Fall
  • Minor Course
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Elective
Year Four: Spring
  • APSY Elective
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Summer

Congratulations, you've completed your degree!

Note: PSY course that ends with T is to be taken graduating semester.

Notes

Students must meet with Director of Undergraduate Studies in Psychology, SS 252, before retaking coursework in an effort to gain admission or re-admission to the major.

 

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • Community Service (RSSW 290, 291 and 390)
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring Opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.