BS - Psychology

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Department of Psychology

    Psychology, BS

    Program Information:
    The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It examines behavior and mental processes in an effort to serve human welfare. The Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology is designed to provide students with strong research, communication, and critical thinking skills. As such, the program requires completion of an Introductory Psychology course, a Careers in Psychology course, a laboratory-based two-semester research sequence, courses from the primary areas of the discipline, and a senior capstone experience. The undergraduate degree in psychology provides students with a strong foundation for graduate study in a variety of disciplines. It also provides a broad liberal arts education that can serve as an entry point into bachelor’s degree-level careers. Students are encouraged to select courses in consultation with an advisor.

    This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on the Psychology degree requirements and course prerequisites in the Fall 2017 Undergraduate Catalog. (If course prerequisites change, you must meet the prerequisites in effect when you take the course, so always check the current Catalog for course prerequisites.) 

    Milestones/Notes:

    1. Must earn a grade of "C" or better in coursework.
    2. Not all courses are offered every semester.
    3. See KSU online Catalog or departmental website for pre-requisite(s) or course descriptions.

    Contact Information:
    (470) 578-6225
    http://psychology.hss.kennesaw.edu/
     

Term 1

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • First-Year Seminar or an academic Learning Community Required if first-year full-time student entering KSU with fewer than 15 semester hours. If entering with 15 or more credit hours, an elective should be taken.  
    3
  • 3
  • 4
Total: 16

Term 2

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 15
Year 1 (Hours: 31)

Term 3

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 4
  • 3
  • ART 1107 or DANC 1107 or MUSI 1107 or TPS 1107
    3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 16

Term 4

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 2
  • 4
  • HIST 1100 or HIST 1111 or HIST 1112
    3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 15
Year 2 (Hours: 31)

Term 5

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • HIST 2111 or HIST 2112
    3
  • 2
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 14

Term 6

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • 3
  • PSYC 3325 or PSYC 3335
    3
  • PSYC 4410 or PSYC 4415
    4
  • 3
  • 3
Total: 16
Year 3 (Hours: 30)

Term 7

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • PSYC 4345 or PSYC 4455
    4
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • Free Elective. Any course in the university curriculum.
    3
Total: 16

Term 8

  • Requirement
    Hours
  • PSYC 4445 or PSYC 4498 or PSYC 4499
    3
  • 3
  • 3
  • Free Elective. Any course in the university curriculum.
    3
  • Free Elective. Any course in the university curriculum.
    3
Total: 15
Year 4 (Hours: 31)


Program Total: 123 Hours

Milestones: All courses indicated as a Milestone with this icon ( ) should be completed in the term suggested to prevent delays in program completion.

Disclaimer: An academic map is a suggested four-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the KSU undergraduate catalog. This sample schedule serves as a general guideline to help build a full schedule each term. Some departments allow students to use the three credit first-year seminar course as a free elective for a degree program, which may impact the program's total credit hours. Milestones, courses, and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major are designated to keep you on track to graduate in four years. Missing milestones could delay your program. Enrolled Students should reference DegreeWorks and not this plan.

This map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements. Also see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.kennesaw.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Note: Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked; contact the department and/or program area for current information.

You may choose to attend a summer term to reduce your load during fall or spring terms but still stay on track to graduate in four years.


HOME