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Social & International Studies
Atrium Building / Building J
Room J-305
1100 South Marietta Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 678-915-7442
Fax: 678-915-4949
Email: sis@spsu.edu

4-Year Plan to the BS in Psychology

The Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree is designed to be completed in four years of full-time study without summer courses. The following idealized plan is designed to facilitate student planning.

Year 1: Fall (15 credit hours)

SPSU 1001 Orientation to SPSU (1)
PSYC 1000 Orientation to Psychology (2)
ENGL 1101: English Composition I (3)
MATH 1111: College Algebra (3)
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology (3)
HIST 1111 or 1112 Survey of World Civilization (3)

Year 1: Spring (16 credit hours)

ENGL 1102 English Composition II (3)
MATH 1113 Pre-calculus (4)
PSYC 2011 Cognitive Psychology (3)
HIST 2111 or 2112 US History OR POLS 1101 American Government (3)
MGNT 3105 Management and Organizational Behavior (3)

Year 2: Fall (15 credit hours)

BIOL 2107 K Principles of Biology I (4)
COMM 2400 Speech (2)
IET 2227 Industrial Statistics (3)
PSYC 2270 Engineering Psychology (3)
COMM 2030 Research Methods (3)

Year 2: Spring (15 credit hours)

BIOL 2108K Principles of Biology II (4)
STS 2400 Sci, Tech, & Society (2)
PSYC 2100 Quantitative Methods (3)
PSYC 2401 Psychology of Diversity (3)
PSYC 2271 Clinical & Counseling Psychology (3)

Year 3: Fall

PSYC 3000 Junior Seminar in Psychology (3)
PSYC 3020 Physiological Psychology (3)
Area E-4 Core Course (3)
+requirements in specific Track (see below)

Year 3: Spring

PSYC 3101 International Social Psychology (3)
PSYC 4050 History and Systems of Psychology (3)
SOCI 1101 or lower-division psyc elective (3)
+requirements in specific Track (see below)

Year 4: Fall

PSYC 3031 Experimental Psychology (4)
ENGL 2XXX Literature (3)
+requirements in specific Track (see below)

Year 4: Spring

PSYC 4800 Psychology Capstone (3)
Area C-2 Core Course (3)
+requirements in specific Track (see below)

Year 3 Fall: Engineering Psychology Track (16 credit hours total)

CSE 1301J Computer Science I (4)
Free Elective (3)

Year 3 Spring: Engineering Psychology Track (16 credit hours total)

IT 1324 Advanced Computer Principles (4)
Free Elective (3)

Year 4 Fall: Engineering Psychology Track (14 credit hours total)

SWE 4324 User-Centered Design (3)
IET 2305 The Role of Industrial Engineering Technology in Industrial Systems    (4)

Year 4 Spring: Engineering Psychology Track (14 credit hours total)

SWE 4783 User Interaction Engineering (3)--only offered Even Years; see SIS department chair for alternatives
IET 3302 Work Measurement and Ergonomics (4)

Year 3 Odd Fall: Industrial / Organizational Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 3301 Psychological Testing (3)
PSYC 4600 Conflict Resolution (3)

Year 3 Even Spring: Industrial / Organizational Track (15 credit hours total)

I/O PSYC Elective  (3)
Free Elective (3)

Year 4 Even Fall: Industrial / Organizational Track (14 credit hours total)

I/O PSYC Elective (3)
PSYC 4000 International Psychology (3)
Free Electives (1)

Year 4 Odd Spring: Industrial / Organizational Track (15 credit hours total)

MGNT 4115 Human Resources Management (3)
I/O PSYC Elective (3)
Free elective (3)

Year 3 Even Fall: Industrial / Organizational Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 4000 International Psychology (3)
PSYC 4600 Conflict Resolution (3)

Year 3 Odd Spring: Industrial / Organizational Track (15 credit hours total)

MGNT 4115 Human Resources Management (3)
I/O PSYC Elective (3)

 

Year 4 Odd Fall: Industrial / Organizational Track (14 credit hours total)

PSYC 3301 Psychological Testing (3)
I/O PSYC Elective (3)

Free Electives (1)

 

Year 4 Even Spring: Industrial / Organizational Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 3040 Motivation and Emotion (3)
I/O PSYC Elective (3)
Free elective (3)

Year 3 Odd Fall: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 3015 Theories of Personality (3)
PSYC 3301 Psychological Testing (3)

Year 3 Even Spring: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

C&C PSYC Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)

Year 4 Even Fall: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 3230 Physiological Psychology (3)
C&C PSYC Elective (3)
Free Elective (2)

Year 4 Odd Spring: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

C&C PSYC Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)

Year 3 Even Fall: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 3230 Physiological Psychology (3)
C&C PSYC Elective (3)

Year 3 Odd Spring: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

C&C PSYC Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)

Year 4 Odd Fall: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

PSYC 3015 Theories of Personality (3)
PSYC 3301 Psychological Testing (3)
Free Elective (3)

Year 4 Even Spring: Clinical and Counseling Track (15 credit hours total)

C&C PSYC Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)

Questions? Want more information? Contact the Psychology  Coordinator: Dr. LaJuana Cochrane or your assigned adviser.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
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