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Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology

Requirements and recommendations for the bachelor of science degree in psychology are identical to the requirements for the bachelor of arts degree in psychology, except that four upper-level, advisor-approved courses in science and/or math must be included among the twenty-one semester hours of upper-level general elective coursework.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

The requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology consist of a minimum of 120 hours, including a minimum of 45 upper-division hours, and 42 hours of psychology, 36 of which must be upper division hours and a minimum 2.25 GPA in required courses.

Requirements

  1. Completion of baccalaureate core curriculum requirements.

  2. Eighteen of the forty-two upper level semester hours in psychology, excluding independent study or internship, must be completed at UT Tyler.

No student may enroll in 4000-level psychology courses in their first semester at UT Tyler without advisor approval. No correspondence course may apply toward elective or core psychology hours without the prior approval of the department chair. Students are advised to complete a degree plan during their first semester of enrollment.

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FRESHMAN YEAR

Course Number

Title

Hours

Course Number

Title

Hours

 

Composition I

3

 

Composition II

3

 

US History I

3

 

US History II

3

 

Life and Phys Science

3

 

Life and Phys Science

3

 

Mathematics

3

 

STEM

3

 

Intro Psychology

3

 

Language, Philosophy, Culture

3

 

 

15

 

 

15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Course Number

Title

Hours

Course Number

Title

Hours

 

Federal Government

3

 

Texas Government

3

 

Creative Arts

3

 

Human Expression

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

 

Social Science

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

 

 

15

 

 

15

JUNIOR YEAR

Course Number

Title

Hours

Course Number

Title

Hours

PSYC 2354

Statistics & Laboratory

3

PSYC 2331

Research Methods

3

PSYC 4353

Developmental

3

PSYC 4311

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 3000/4000

Required Elective

3

3000/4000

Elective

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

PSYC 3000/4000

Required Elective

3

3000/4000

Elective

3

1000/2000

General Elective

3

 

 

15

 

 

15

SENIOR YEAR

Course Number

Title

Hours

Course Number

Title

Hours

PSYC 4301

Test & Measurement

3

PSYC 4318

Physiological Psychology

3

PSYC 4315

Cognitive Psychology

3

PSYC 3325

Learning & Conditioning

3

PSYC 3000/4000

Required Elective

3

PSYC 3306

Social Psychology*

3

PSYC 3000/4000

Required Elective

3

3000/4000

Elective

3

3000/4000

Elective

3

3000/4000

Elective

3

 

 

15

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

TOTAL HOURS

120

 

Guided Electives

The following are suggested courses for specific areas of interest.

Health Psychology:

PSYC 3310-Health PSYC 3350-Intro Clinical, 4331-Adv. Research Methods, 3370-Love Relationships ALHS 3362-Behavioral Health, 3360-Prin. Comm. & Pub. Health, 4333-Stress Mngt., SPCM 4331-Intercultural Comm.

Experimental:

PSYC 4331-Adv. Research Methods, 4399-Ind.Study, 3350-Intro Clinical PHIL 3360-Perp. on Sci/Math ENGL 3301- Adv. Writing MATH 3351-Prob& Stats,4351-Applied Stats BUSI 3321-Bus. & Prof. Speaking SPCM 4330-Interviewing

Forensics:

PSYC 3350-Intro Clinical, 4331-Adv. Research Methods CRIJ 3320-Ciminology, 3310-Ethical Issues in CJ, 3326-Criminal Law, 3340, Victimology, 3350-Domestic Violence, SPCM 4331-Intercultural Comm.

Counseling:

PSYC 3370-Love Relationships, 3350-Intro Clinical &Counseling, 4341-Personality Theory, 3311-Psyc of Gender, 3000-Multi-Cultural, 3354-Mental Health Services ALHS 4333-Stress Mngt., CRIJ 4315-Correctional Counseling, SPCM 4331-Intercultural Comm.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Degree - Printable Degree Plan

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Additional Information

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