Bachelor of Science (BS)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN PSYCHOLOGY (EFFECTIVE FALL 2018)

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43 total units needed for major (courses with asterisk double count for GE):

  • ALL BS Psych majors need to take the following:

All Psych majors need to take the following pre-requisite courses:

MATH 130 Intro to Statistics 3 units

BIO 101/101L Fundamentals of Bio 3 units

Core Courses

Course progression: Some psych courses have pre-requisites. Take the following courses in this order (but not necessarily in together) for the best success towards graduation.

(PSYC 110, PSYC 290, MATH 130, WRIT 1) ---> (WRIT 260, PSYC 250, PSYC 292)

(PSYC 362) -----> (PSYC 496)

PSYC 110* General Psychology 3 units

WRIT 260* Writing II: Psychology 3 units

PSYC 250 Data Analysis in Psychology 3 units

PSYC 290* Human Growth ad Develop. 3 units

PSYC 292 Intro to Brain & Behavior 3 units

PSYC 362* Research Methods in Psych 3 units

PSYC 496 Senior Sem. Psych & Christ. 3 units

Domain A: Systems (Take 1 courses/ 6 units)

PSYC 301/302 Global-Local Cultural Psych 3 units

PSYC 320 Social Psychology 3 units

PSYC 340 History of Psychology 3 units

PSYC 385 Health Psychology 3 units

PSYC 386 Community Psychology 3 units

PSYC 400* Cultural Psychology (req. for BA) 3units

PSYC 440 Psychology of Religion 3 units

PSYC 445 Psychology of Family 3 units

Domain B: Neuro-Cog (take 4 course/12 units)

PSYC 390 Cognition 3 units

PSYC 405 Psychology of Learning 3 units

PSYC 453 Bilingualism, Biculturalism, & Cog. 3 units

PSYC 470 Cognitive Neuroscience 3 units

PSYC 472 Neuro & Behavioral Disorders 3 units

Domain C: Sub-Disciplines (optional)

PSYC 330 Sports Psychology 3 units

PSYC 345 Psych of Child & Adol. Development 3 units

PSYC 355 Psychology of Adult Development 3 units

PSYC 370 Industrial/ Organizational Psych 3 units

PSYC 375 Conflict Management 3 units

PSYC 380 Psychology of Personality 3 units

PSYC 405 Psychology of Learning 3 units

PSYC 410 Psych of Exceptional Children 3 units

PSYC 415 Group Process 3 units

PSYC 430 Intervention Strategies w/ Children 3 units

PSYC 432 Psychosocial Interventions in Ped. 3 units

PSYC 445 Family Psychology 3 units

PSYC 450 Counseling 3 units

PSYC 463 Drugs, Behavior, & Society 3 units

PSYC 480 Test & Measurement 3 units

PSYC 485 Stress & Coping 3 units

PSYC 494 Professional Studies in Child Life 3 units

Domain D: Applied Learning (take 2 course / 6 units)

PSYC 455* Field Experience 3 units

PSYC 475 Research Experience (req. for BS) 3 units

*Please contact a faculty member offering a section, or see more information about these courses by clicking on the course

PSYC Curriculum map.pdf