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.S. in Psychology – Neuroscience 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
Neuroscience Track
Major Field: Complete all of the following courses: 23
PSYC 3105 Physiological Psychology
PSYC 3500 Cognitive Neuroscience I
PSYC 3510 Cognitive Neuroscience II
PSYC 4090 Learning and Behavior
PSYC 4091 Learning and Behavior Laboratory (1 hr)
PSYC 4131 Research & Analysis III
PSYC 4132 Research & Analysis III Laboratory (1 hr)
PSYC 4432 Sensation and Perception
PSYC 4640 Neuroscience Capstone Course
Related Field: Complete all of the following courses: 22
BIOL 1107 Introduction to Biology I*
BIOL 1107L Introduction to Biology I Laboratory * (1 hr)
BIOL 1108 Introduction to Biology II* (3 hrs)
BIOL 1108L Introduction to Biology II Laboratory* (1 hr)
BIOL 2081 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3 hrs)
BIOL 2081 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (1 hr)
BIOL 3134 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory (1 hr)
BIOL 5131 Cell Biology
* If completed in Area D, select other elective courses.
Related Field Electives: Complete one of the following: 3
PSYC 3095 Drugs and Behavior
RHAB 4100 Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Prof.
RHAB 4111 Pathophysiology for the Rehab Prof.
RHAB 4900 Topics in Rehabilitation Science
Free Elective Courses 5
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: 9/13/2018

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