Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Psychology, B.A. Curriculum Guide


This curriculum guide is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

NOTE: One course in the Breadth, Depth or Choice groups must be a department-designated diversity course.

University Undergraduate Major Policies


  • Refer to the program page for this major and the Courses  section of this catalog for approved prerequisites and General Education courses.
  • Requirements may not equal 120 credit hours. Students must register for additional electives to complete 120 credits required for graduation.
  • All graduates must have a minimum of 30 credits of 300/400-level courses with C grade or above; at least 15 of those credits must be taken at SU.
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.
  • Students must complete at least 30 credit hours by direct classroom instruction and/or laboratory experience.
  • Students must take 30 of the last 37 credit hours at SU.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to satisfy graduation requirements. Please refer to the program page of this catalog for detailed major requirements.
  • Students must apply online for graduation by November 15 for May and by May 15 for December.

First Year


Semester 1


Total Credits: 15


Semester 2


  • 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • IVA - Gen. Ed. Lab Science course 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • ENGL XXX Gen. Ed. IB Literature course 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • IVC Gen. Ed. Math course 3-4 Hour(s) Credit

Total Credits: 15-16/30-31


Winter/Summer Term


List courses that were taken during winter/summer terms:

Second Year


Semester 1


  • 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • HIST XXX - Gen. Ed. IIB History course 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • IIIC Gen. Ed. Humanities/Social Science course 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit (Foreign Language requirement if needed)

Total Credits: 14-16/44-47


Semester 2


  • 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • PSYC XXX - Breadth Course: Group A (Mind and Body) 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • PSYC XXX - Breadth Course: Group C (Social Processes) 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit (Foreign Language requirement if needed)

Total Credits: 15-16/59-63


Winter/Summer Term


List courses that were taken during winter/summer terms:

Third Year


Semester 1


  • PSYC XXX - Breadth Course: Group B (Human Development) 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • IVB - Gen. Ed. Non-Lab Science or Math course 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit

Total Credits: 13-16/72-79


Semester 2


  • PSYC XXX - Breadth Course: Group D (Clinical and Counseling) 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • IIIA Gen. Ed. Humanities course 4 Hour(s) Credit​
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit

Total Credits: 14-16/86-95


Winter/Summer Term


List courses that were taken during winter/summer terms:

Fourth Year


Semester 1


  • PSYC XXX - Depth Course 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • PSYC XXX - Breadth or Depth Course 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective Needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit

Total Credits: 14-16/100-111


Semester 2


  • PSYC XXX - Breadth or Depth Course 4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective - If needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective - If needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit
  • Elective - If needed for 120 credits 3-4 Hour(s) Credit

Total Credits: 13-16/113-127