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booksBachelor of Arts

To earn the B.A. with a major in psychology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (refer to Part 7 of the undergraduate Bulletin) and the College of Arts and Sciences (refer to Part 3 of the undergraduate Bulletin), in addition to fulfilling the following requirements: 

BACHELOR OF ARTS - 120 CREDITS - (PSYB, PSY)

IPFW General Education Requirements

A grade of C- or better in each course with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is needed to satisfy General Education requirements. Up to 6 credits of approved General Education courses satisfying Categories A & B and 3 credits in Category C may originate in the major.

Category A. Foundational Intellectual Skills   

(9)
ENG W131 Written Communication 3
2. Speaking & Listening 3
3. MA 15300/16800/STAT 12500 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Category B. Ways of Knowing   (21)
4. Scientific (3)
3
5. Social & Behavioral*         (3)
PSY 12000 X
6. Humanistic & Artistic               (3)
7. Interdisciplinary or Creative*                         (3)
Approved courses from Category A or B to complete learning outcomes*    (9)
3
3
3
Category C. Capstone (May use PSY course from approved Gen Ed Cat C list)                            (3)
8.                         (IPFW credit) 3

Indiana Statewide Transfer General Education Core Satisfied ____

*Maximum 6 PSY credits from Categories A & B

COAS REQUIREMENTS

WRITING                                                          (3)
ENG W140/W233 (C- or above) 3
FOREIGN LANGUAGE                                   (14)
4
4
3
3
DISTRIBUTION (Not in Major Discipline)      (9)
LAB REQUIREMENT
MATH/SCI 3
SOC/BEH 3
HUM 3
WESTERN TRADITION
 
NON-WESTERN CULTURE

PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR                                              (42)

PSY 12000 Elementary Psychology 3
PSY 14000 Critical Foundations in Psych 3
PSY 20100 Introduction to Quantitative Topics in Psychology I 3
PSY 20300 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 3
PSY 31400 Introduction to Learning 3
PSY 32900 Psychobiology II: Principles of Psychobiological Psych 3
PSY 41600 Cognitive Psychology 3

Three courses chosen from PSY 23500 or 36900, 24000, 35000, 42000

(Cannot take both 23500 and 36900; Overlapping content)

PSY 3
PSY 3
PSY 3

Three Psychology electives at 200+ level

PSY
PSY
PSY                 (IPFW credit)

Capstone course chosen from PSY 43100, 44100, 49000, 49900, 54000

PSY 3

Successful completion of the Senior Exit Exam during the Senior Year.

The cumulative GPA (all IPFW courses) must not be lower than 2.0 for two consecutive semesters in order to remain a Psychology major.

Grades for courses in PSY major must be at least C-, the combined GPA of all PSY courses must be at least 2.00 to graduate.

FREE ELECTIVES

NO CREDIT

Revised 04/14


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Bachelor of Arts 

Psychology Minor

Research Certificate