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2013-2014

Psychology (3750)

B.A. - Bachelor of Arts

Major: Psychology (375000BA)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Students will understand and be able to use major research methods in psychology, including design, data analysis and interpretation.
Students should demonstrate knowledge of basic quantitative principles of psychology.
Students should demonstrate knowledge of experimental design and procedures in psychology.
Students should be familiar with the major theoretical approaches, findings and historical trends in psychology.
Students should demonstrate knowledge of theory and research on developmental changes in human thought and behavior.
Students should demonstrate knowledge of theory and research in the biological and physiological bases of behavior.
Students should Demonstrate knowledge of theory and research in personality and social processes.
Students should demonstrate knowledge of theory and research in perception and cognition.
Students should demonstrate knowledge of psychological tests and measurements.
Students should report knowledge of how their degree in psychology may be useful for their career path.

Year 1

Fall
3470:250 Statistics for Everyday Life4
3300:111 English Composition I3
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology3
3750:105 Professional & Car Iss in Psyc1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1014
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Oral Communication:Any3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Modern Language:Any 35xx:1024
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3750:110 Quantitative Methods in Psych4
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Elective:Psychology Cluster II Course4
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2013
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3750:220 Intro to Experimental Psych4
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
3850:100 Introduction to Sociology4
Elective:Any2
Modern Language:Any 35xx:2023
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
Humanities:Any Set3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Upper Level Elective:3750: Psychology4
Elective:Psychology Cluster II Course4
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
Upper Level Elective:3750: Psychology4
Upper Level Elective:3750: Psychology4
Elective:Psychology Cluster II Course4
Elective:Psychology Cluster II Course4
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
Upper Level Elective:3750: Psychology4
Upper Level Elective:3750: Psychology4
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any 3
Min Credit Total 18
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
Psychology Cluster II Courses include: 3750:230 Developmental Psychology, 3750:320 Biopsychology, 3750:335 Dynamics of Personality, 3750:340 Social Psychology, 3750:345 Cognitive Processes, and 3750:410 Psychological Tests and Measures.
7700:101, 102, 201, 202 and 222 may be substituted for Modern Languages: Any 35xx courses.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-19-2013