Psychology
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Psychology
2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 x   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 x
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 x   MUS 2503 or ART 2503 or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Music or Fine Arts Visual or Fine Arts Theatre  3 x
HIST 1013 OR HIST 1023 World Civ. To 1660 or World Civ. Since 1660 3 x   BIOL 1003  Biological Science 3 x
PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology 3 x   BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 x
PSY 1913 Making Connections - FYE 3     SOC 2213 or ECON 2333or ECON 2313 or POSC 2103 Principles of Sociology or Prin. Macroeconomics or Economic Issues & Concepts or Intro to US Government 3 x
          PSY 2023 Contemporary Psychology 3 c
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 2003 or 2013  Introduction to Literature I or II 3 x   HIST 2763 OR HIST 2773 The US to 1876 or The US since 1876 3 x
CHEM 1013 & 1011 or GEOL 1004 or GSP 1203 & 1201 or PHYS 2053 & 205 or PHYS 2073 & 2071 General Chem I and Lab, Geology and Lab, University Physics I and Lab, Fundamental Physics I and Lab, or Physical Science and Lab (select 1) 4 x   ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 or  MUS 2503 or ART 2503 or THEA 2503 Introduction to Literature I or II or Introduction to Philosophy or Fine Arts Music or Fine Arts Visual or Fine Art Theatre  - Select one not previously taken 3 x
SOC 2213 or ECON 2333 or ECON 2313 or POSC 2103 Principles of Sociology or Prin. Macroeconomics or Economic Issues & Concepts or US Government - Select one not previously taken 3 x   PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 x
PSY 3000/4000  ELECTIVE Psychology Elective 3 c   MINOR or ELECTIVE Minor or Elective Course 3 m
PHIL 1103 or 1503 or SCOM 1203 Introduction to Philosophy or Logic and Practical Reasoning or Oral Communication  3     ENHANCEMENT Gen ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list 3  
          ELECTIVE PE activity or other course 1  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PSY 3823 History of Psychology 3 c   PSY 3103 & 3101 Quant Meth 4 c
PSY 3403 or PSY 3413 or PSY 3453 Child Psychology or Adolescent Psychology or Developmental Psychology 3 c   PSY 3101 Quant Meth Lab    
PSY 3523 or PSY 4543 or PSY 4533 Intro to Social Psyc, Personality Development, or Abnormal Psyc (select 1) 3 c   PSY 3523 or PSY 4543 or PSY 4533 Intro to Social Psychology or Personality Development, or Abnormal Psychology 3 c
MINOR or CONCENTRATION Area of Concentration or Minor 3 m/c   PSY 3000/4000 ELECTIVE Psychology  Elective 3 c
MINOR or CONCENTRATION  Area of Concentration or Minor 3 m/c   MINOR or CONCENTRATION 3000/4000 Area of Concentration or Minor 3 m/c
          ELECTIVE Elective 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PSY 3303 or PSY 4323 or PSY 4343 or PSY 4363 Motivation or Physiological Psychology or Learning Processes or Cognitive Psychology  3 c   PSY 3123  Experimental Methods  3 c
PSY 3303 or PSY 4323 or PSY 4343 or PSY 4363 Motivation or Physiological Psychology or Learning Processes or Cognitive Psychology        PSY 3121 Experimental Methods Lab 1 c
PSY 3000/4000 ELECTIVE Psychology Elective 3 c   PSY 3153 or PSY 4173 Human Research or Intro to Psychological Testing 3 c
MINOR or CONCENTRATION 3000/4000 Area of Concentration or Minor 3 m/c   MINOR or CONCENTRATION 3000/4000 Area of Concentration or Minor 3 m/c
ELECTIVE  Elective 3     MINOR or CONCENTRATION Area of Concentration or Minor 3 m/c
ELECTIVE Elective 3     ELECTIVE Student's Choice 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 50     Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J
 
Gen Ed = x
Core = c
Minor = m

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