Psychology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Psychology Majors

Psychology Majors beginning in Fall 2018.

B.S. in Psychology – Comprehensive Concentration (Statesboro)

Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major 18
  PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology 3
  PSYC 2101 Careers, Ethics and Professionalism 3
  PSYC 2231 Research and Analysis I 3
       
  Electives: Select 9 credit hours from the following: 9
  ANTH 1102 Introduction to Anthropology  
  ANTH 2231 Biological Anthropology  
  ANTH 2331 World Archeology  
  BIOL 1130 General Biology  
  &BIOL 1110 and General Biology Laboratory  
  BIOL 1320 Diversity of Life  
  BIOL 1330 Human Biology  
  CHFD 1131 Intro to Family Science  
  CHFD 2135 Child Development  
  CHFD 2137 Lifespan Development  
  CISM 1110 Computer Applications  
  &CISM1120 and Computer Concepts  
  COMM 1100 Human Communication  
  CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice  
  CRJU 2131 Justice and Ethics  
  CSCI 1150 Fundamentals of the Internet and WWW
  ENGL 2100 Literature and Humanities  
  FORL 1001 Elementary Language I  
  FORL 1002 Elementary Language II  
  FORL 2001 Intermediate Language I  
  FORL 2002 Intermediate Language II  
  GEOG 1101 Introduction to Human Geography  
  GEOG 1130 World Regional Geography  
  GNST 1101 Introduction to Gender Studies  
  INTS 2130 Introduction to International Studies  
  ITEC 1050 Introduction to Computer Concepts  
  PHIL 2010 Introduction to Philosophy  
  PHIL 2020 Critical Thinking  
  PHIL 2030 Introduction to Ethics and Moral Issues
  PUBH 2131 Intro to Comm and Public Hlth  
  RECR 2131 Introduction to Recreational Therapy  
  RELS 2130 Introduction to Religion  
  SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology  
  SOCI 2130 Intro to Gerontology  
  SOCI 2232 Introduction to Social Services  
  WGST 2530 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
       
Major Requirements  
Research Design Requirement  
  PSYC 3141 Research and Analysis II 4
       
Diversity Requirement  
  Select at least one course from this area 3
  PSYC 3050 Special Topics in Diversity  
  PSYC 3231 Psychology of Religion  
  PSYC 3232 Psychology of Gender  
  PSYC 3236 Psychology of Substance Abuse  
  PSYC 3237 Psychology of Human Sexuality  
  PSYC 3335 Personality Psychology  
  PSYC 3339 Older Adult Developmental Psychology
  PSYC 4150 Health Psychology  
  PSYC 4170 Women and Mental Health  
       
Comprehensive Track  
  Fundamental Knowledge: Select four courses from this area: 12
  PSYC 3101 Abnormal Psychology  
  PSYC 3102 Cognitive Psychology  
  PSYC 3103 Lifespan Developmental Psychology  
  PSYC 3104 Principles of Learning  
  PSYC 3105 Physiological Psychology  
  PSYC 3106 Social Psychology  
       
  Major Elective: Select 3 upper division (3000 or above) 9
  PSYC courses as approved by advisor (see course listing)
       
  Capstone: Select one of the following courses: 3-4
  PSYC 4143 Senior Research  
  PSYC 4530 History and Systems  
  PSYC 4630 Senior Seminar  
  PSYC 4790 Senior Internship  
  PSYC 4832 Directed Empirical Review  
  PSYC 4841 Directed Research Project  
       
  Free Electives: Select 28-29 credit hours 28-29
  At least 9 hours must be upper division (3000 or above)
Program Progression Requirements
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all required PSYC courses.
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all Related Field courses.
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all prerequisite courses before enrolling in the advanced course.
   
Honors in Psychology
  To graduate with honors in Psychology, a student must:
  – be admitted to the University Honors Program
  – successfully complete the honors courses sequence (see advisor for details)
  – complete and present an Honors Thesis
  – be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation
   
Advisement
  For advisement information, see the department website:
  https://cbss.georgiasouthern.edu/psychology/undergraduate/advisement/

 

B.S. in Psychology – Experimental Concentration (Armstrong)

Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major 18
  PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology 3
  PSYC 2101 Careers, Ethics and Professionalism 3
  PSYC 2231 Research and Analysis I 3
       
  Electives: Select 9 credit hours from the following: 9
  ANTH 1102 Introduction to Anthropology  
  ANTH 2231 Biological Anthropology  
  ANTH 2331 World Archeology  
  BIOL 1130 General Biology  
  &BIOL 1110 and General Biology Laboratory  
  BIOL 1320 Diversity of Life  
  BIOL 1330 Human Biology  
  CHFD 1131 Intro to Family Science  
  CHFD 2135 Child Development  
  CHFD 2137 Lifespan Development  
  CISM 1110 Computer Applications  
  &CISM1120 and Computer Concepts  
  COMM 1100 Human Communication  
  CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice  
  CRJU 2131 Justice and Ethics  
  CSCI 1150 Fundamentals of the Internet and WWW
  ENGL 2100 Literature and Humanities  
  FORL 1001 Elementary Language I  
  FORL 1002 Elementary Language II  
  FORL 2001 Intermediate Language I  
  FORL 2002 Intermediate Language II  
  GEOG 1101 Introduction to Human Geography  
  GEOG 1130 World Regional Geography  
  GNST 1101 Introduction to Gender Studies  
  INTS 2130 Introduction to International Studies  
  ITEC 1050 Introduction to Computer Concepts  
  PHIL 2010 Introduction to Philosophy  
  PHIL 2020 Critical Thinking  
  PHIL 2030 Introduction to Ethics and Moral Issues
  PUBH 2131 Intro to Comm and Public Hlth  
  RECR 2131 Introduction to Recreational Therapy  
  RELS 2130 Introduction to Religion  
  SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology  
  SOCI 2130 Intro to Gerontology  
  SOCI 2232 Introduction to Social Services  
  WGST 2530 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
       
Major Requirements  
Research Design Requirement  
  PSYC 3141 Research and Analysis II 4
       
Diversity Requirement  
  Select at least one course from this area 3
  PSYC 3050 Special Topics in Diversity  
  PSYC 3231 Psychology of Religion  
  PSYC 3232 Psychology of Gender  
  PSYC 3236 Psychology of Substance Abuse  
  PSYC 3237 Psychology of Human Sexuality  
  PSYC 3335 Personality Psychology  
  PSYC 3339 Older Adult Developmental Psychology
  PSYC 4150 Health Psychology  
  PSYC 4170 Women and Mental Health  
       
Experimental Track  
  Major Field: Complete all of the following courses: 20
  PSYC 3105 Physiological Psychology  
  PSYC 3410 Introduction to Behavior Analysis  
  PSYC 3500 Cognitive Neuroscience I  
  PSYC 3510 Cognitive Neuroscience II  
  PSYC 4090 Learning and Behavior  
  PSYC 4091 Learning and Behavior Lab  
  PSYC 4131 Research and Analysis III  
  PSYC 4132 Research and Analysis III Lab  
       
  Major Elective: Select two of the following courses: 6
  PSYC 3095 Drugs and Behavior  
  PSYC 3101 Abnormal Psychology  
  PSYC 3106 Social Psychology  
  PSYC 3170 Human Resource Development Skills  
  PSYC 3234 Industrial and Organizational Psychology  
  PSYC 3237 Psychology of Human Sexuality  
  PSYC 3331 Child Developmental Psychology  
  PSYC 3335 Personality Psychology  
  PSYC 3337 Psychological Tests and Measurement  
  PSYC 3338 Leadership and Group Dynamics  
  PSYC 3420 Principles of Behavior Change  
  PSYC 3430 Behavior Assessment  
  PSYC 3440 Behavior Change Techniques  
  PSYC 3534 Psychology of Language  
  PSYC 4102 Clinical Psychology  
  PSYC 4150 Health Psychology  
  PSYC 4170 Women and Mental Health  
  PSYC 4430 Evolutionary Psychology  
  PSYC 4431 Motivation and Emotion  
  PSYC 4432 Sensation and Perception  
  PSYC 4435 Comparative Psychology  
  PSYC 4530 History and Systems  
       
  Guided Electives: Select 21 credit hours 21
  Any courses from CBSS, CSM, CEC, CHP, CPH  
       
  Free Electives: Select any two upper division courses 6
Program Progression Requirements
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all required PSYC courses.
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all Related Field courses.
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all prerequisite courses before enrolling in the advanced course.
   
Honors in Psychology
  To graduate with honors in Psychology, a student must:
  – be admitted to the University Honors Program
  – successfully complete the honors courses sequence (see advisor for details)
  – complete and present an Honors Thesis
  – be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation
   
Advisement
  For advisement information, see the department website:
  https://cbss.georgiasouthern.edu/psychology/undergraduate/advisement/

B.A. in Psychology (Armstrong)

Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major 18
  PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology 3
  PSYC 2101 Careers, Ethics and Professionalism 3
  PSYC 2231 Research and Analysis I 3
  Foreign Language 1001 or CSDS 1001 3
  Foreign Language 1002 or CSDS 1002 3
       
  Elective: Select one of the following: 3
  ANTH 1102 Introduction to Anthropology  
  CRJU 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice  
  CSCI 1060 Computer Programming Concepts  
  CSCI 1150 Fundamentals of the Internet and WWW
  ENGL 2100 Literature and Humanities  
  GNST 1101 Introduction to Gender Studies  
  ITEC 1050 Introduction to Computer Concepts  
  PHIL 2010 Introduction to Philosophy  
  PHIL 2030 Introduction to Ethics and Moral Issues
  SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology  
  SOCI 2000 Global Sociology  
  SOCI 2500 Ethics, Values, and the Social World  
       
       
Major Requirements 37
  Major Field: Complete all of the following courses: 22
  PSYC 3101 Abnormal Psychology 3
  PSYC 3103 Lifespan Developmental Psychology 3
  PSYC 3106 Social Psychology 3
  PSYC 3141 Research and Analysis II 4
  PSYC 3410 Introduction to Behavior Analysis 3
  PSYC 4131 Research and Analysis III 3
  PSYC 4790 Senior Internship OR 3
  PSYC 4791 Practicum in Behavior Analysis  
       
  Diversity: Select at least one of the following: 3
  PSYC 3050 Special Topics in Diversity  
  PSYC 3231 Psychology of Religion  
  PSYC 3232 Psychology of Gender  
  PSYC 3236 Psychology of Substance Abuse  
  PSYC 3237 Psychology of Human Sexuality  
  PSYC 3335 Personality Psychology  
  PSYC 3339 Older Adult Developmental Psychology
  PSYC 4150 Health Psychology  
  PSYC 4170 Women and Mental Health  
       
  Major Elective: Select four of the following courses: 12
  PSYC 3095 Drugs and Behavior  
  PSYC 3105 Physiological Psychology  
  PSYC 3170 Human Resource Development Skills  
  PSYC 3230 Psychology of Adjustment  
  PSYC 3231 Psychology of Religion  
  PSYC 3234 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  PSYC 3235 Behavior Modification  
  PSYC 3236 Psychology of Substance Abuse  
  PSYC 3237 Psychology of Human Sexuality  
  PSYC 3331 Child Developmental Psychology  
  PSYC 3332 Adolescent Developmental Psychology
  PSYC 3335 Personality Psychology  
  PSYC 3337 Psychological Tests and Measurements
  PSYC 3338 Leadership and Group Dynamics  
  PSYC 3339 Older Adult Developmental Psychology
  PSYC 3420 Principles of Behavior Change  
  PSYC 3430 Behavior Assessment  
  PSYC 3440 Behavior Change Techniques  
  PSYC 3500 Cognitive Neuroscience I OR  
  PSYC 3102 Cognitive Psychology  
  PSYC 3510 Cognitive Neuroscience II  
  PSYC 3534 Psychology of Language  
  PSYC 4090/4091 Learning and Behavior & Laboratory (4 hr)
  PSYC 4102 Clinical Psychology OR  
  PSYC 4436 Theories of Psychotherapy  
  PSYC 4150 Health Psychology  
  PSYC 4170 Women and Mental Health  
  PSYC 4430 Evolutionary Psychology  
  PSYC 4432 Sensation and Perception  
  PSYC 4434 Animal Behavior  
  PSYC 4435 Comparative Psychology  
  PSYC 4502 Psychology and Law  
  PSYC 4530 History and Systems  
       
  Related Field Electives: Choose one sequence of the following: 6
  Foreign Language 2001 & 2002  
  CSDS 2001 & 2002  
  COMM 2280 Speech Communication & one of:  
       COMM 5050 Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace
       COMM 5100 Communication Theory  
       COMM 5200 Nonverbal Communication  
       COMM 5300 Communication between the Genders
  CSCI 1301/1301H & 1302 (MATH 1113 pre-req)  
       
  Free electives: 17
  Any area upper division (3000 or above) courses 6
  Any courses 11

 

Program Progression Requirements
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all required PSYC courses.
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all Related Field courses.
  Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all prerequisite courses before enrolling in the advanced course.
   
Honors in Psychology
  To graduate with honors in Psychology, a student must:
  – be admitted to the University Honors Program
  – successfully complete the honors courses sequence (see advisor for details)
  – complete and present an Honors Thesis
  – be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation
   
Advisement
  For advisement information, see the department website:
  https://cbss.georgiasouthern.edu/psychology/undergraduate/advisement/

Last updated: 8/15/2019

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