Psychology 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your Psychology degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Psychology degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BA in Psychology Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: Psychology
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 5 PSY 113 General Psychology 3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 4 MATH 127 College Algebra 3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: PSY 202 Developmental Psychology 3
Core Requirement: PSY 261 Personality 3
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: PSY 230/230L Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 3
Core Requirement: PSY 294 Directed Research 3
PSY Elective: PSY 200-300 level   3
PSY Elective: PSY 200-300 level   3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
PSY Elective: LASC Goal 10 PSY 324 Environmental Psychology 3
PSY Elective: PSY 200-300 level   3
PSY Elective: PSY 200-300 level   3
LASC Goal     3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement: WI for major PSY 330 Experimental Methods 3
Core Requirement: PSY 463 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY Elective: PSY 300-400 level   3
PSY Elective: PSY 300-400 level   3
LASC Goal     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
PSY Elective: PSY 300-400 level   3
PSY Elective: PSY 300-400 level   3
LASC Goal     3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Core Requirement: PSY 492 Seminar in Psychology 3
PSY Elective: PSY 494/469 Undergraduate Research or Internship 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Core Requirement: PSY 430 Advanced Experimental Psychology 3
PSY Elective: PSY ***   3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     2
Total Credits: 14