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BA Degree Plan

Psychology Core Curriculum

10 - English 1301 & 1302 Composition – 6 semester hours

20 - Math 1314 College Math or Higher – 3 semester hours

30 - Life and Physical Science – 6 semester hours

Natural Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History 1301 & 1302 – 6 semester hours

70 - Political Science 2305 & 2306 – 6 semester hours

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321

COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Psychology Major Requirements

BA Program Requirements – 10 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language

PSYC General Requirements – 9 semester hours

  • HUMA 4322 – Ethics
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL*
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL*

*6 s.h. of Upper Division General Electives within the HUMA, HIST or ENGL discipline.

PSYC Specialization Requirements – 27 semester hours

  • PSYC 2317 – Statistical Methods in Psychology (Prerequisite: College Algebra)
  • PSYC 2319 - Social Psychology
  • PSYC 3316 or 3317 – Child & Adolescents Dev. Or Adult Dev. & Gerontology
  • PSYC 3314 – Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 4310 - Tests and Measurements(Prerequisite: PSYC 3315)
  • PSYC 4311 – Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 4314 – History and Systems
  • PSYC 4318 – Research Methods for the Social Sciences (Prerequisite: PSYC 3315)
  • PSYC 4320 – Principles of Learning

UD/LD Free Electives and/or Minor – 33 semester hours

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Notes

s.h. = semester hours
LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

Academic Advisors

Shayna Landers

Academic Advisor

Shayna Landers

(361) 570-4237

Psychology Department

"One of my fondest moments relates to when I was taking one of the most difficult classes in my degree plan and surprisingly excelling at it while meeting one of my closest friends during Teams group study sessions and finding that same lecturer to be one of the greatest professor and mentor."

- Tan Kamylle V
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