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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Psychology, BA


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This undergraduate program introduces students to the science and profession of psychology. Culminating in a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, this is a program for students interested in such career areas as human services, program development, and research. The undergraduate psychology curriculum is designed to provide a core of knowledge of the subject matter in experimental, theoretical, and applied psychology. Other unique features of the program include opportunities for student internships and/or collaborative research experiences, as well as curricular flexibility within the major that allows students to select electives that are in accordance with their professional aspirations.

Program Advisor: Mario Casa De Calvo, Ph.D.
Mario.Casadecalvo@untdallas.edu

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Psychology include the following:

1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements: A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

2. Major Requirements: 39 hours in Psychology, of which 30 must be advanced. 12 of the advanced hours must be taken at UNT Dallas:

a. Psychology Core Curriculum (18 hours): PSYC 1100, 3100, 3200,  3210, 4600, 4040.
Note: Students must receive a C or better in the Psychology core curriculum classes.

   b. 21 additional hours in Psychology

3. Electives: 39 hours

4. UNT Dallas Degree Requirements

  • 120 hours (minimum) required for degree completion
  • Residency Requirements-At least 30 hours must be completed at UNT Dallas
  • 42 Advanced Hours (3XXX or 4XXX)-24 advanced hours must be completed at UNT Dallas
  • UNT Dallas GPA 2.0 or higher required
  • Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher required
  • Major GPA 2.5 or higher required

Psychology Curriculum Requirements - 39 Hours (Must maintain a Major GPA of 2.5 or better)

Psychology Core Courses (these courses are required)

*PSYC 1100 - Introduction to Psychology
*Prerequisite course must be completed prior to enrolling in ALL Psychology courses; 3 credits
 
PSYC 4600 - History and Systems
*Prerequisite PSYC 1100 C or better; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3200 - Research Methods
*Prerequisite PSYC 1100 C or better and Junior Standing; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3100 - Social Psychology
*Prerequisite PSYC 1100 C or better; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3210 - Statistics in Psychology
*Prerequisite PSYC 1100 & 3200 with C or better, 3 credits
 
PSYC 4040 - Advanced Seminar in Psychology (Capstone) (Enroll during your final semester)
*Prerequisite grade of C or better in PSYC 1100, 3100, 3200, 3210, 4600, & Senior standing; 3 credits

Psychology Electives Hours

PSYC 3XXX or 4XXX
*Any PSYC Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3XXX or 4XXX
*Any PSYC Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3XXX or 4XXX
*Any PSYC Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3XXX or 4XXX
*Any PSYC Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog; 3 credits
 
PSYC 3XXX or 4XXX
*Any PSYC Advanced Hours course - Prerequisites may exist; please see catalog; 3 credits
 
PSYC Any Level; 3 credits
 
PSYC Any Level; 3 credits

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