University Catalogue

Curriculum in Psychology

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

(see footnotes at bottom)

 


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

PSYC 101 General Psychology I 3 hours
ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition                 3 hours
MATH 105 or 151/161G Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals College Algebra                              
3 hours
MUS 151, or
ART 105, or
ART 106, or
THEA 131G,H
Introduction to Music
Survey of World Art History I
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern              2 hours
  Total: 14 hours

 

Second Semester

PSYC 102 General Psychology II 3 hours
ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
MATH 151/161, or
MATH 162, or
MATH 163, or
MATH 165G
College Algebra with Fundamentals / College Algebra
Plane Trigonometry

Calculus for Biological, Business and Social Sciences
Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
3 hours
Computer
Science or
Foreign
Language1
  3 hours
HIST 101, or
HIST 201G,H
Western Civilization to 1500
American History to 1877
3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
  Total: 16 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

PSYC 210 Social Psychology 3 hours
PSYC 220 Principles of Research Design                             3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Computer
Science or
Foreign
Language1
  3 hours
GBIO 151G,H General Biology I 3 hours
BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

PSYC 221 Psychological Statistics 3 hours
PSYC 222 Psychological Statistics Laboratory                      1 hour
ENGL 322 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 3 hours
Elective   3 hours
PSYC 204 Developmental Psychology 3 hours
HIST 102, or
HIST 202H
Western Civilization since 1500
American History since 1877 
3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

PSYC 335, or
PSYC 365
Research Design and Analysis
Advanced Research Design and Analysis                           
3 hours
Psychology
Foundations
Elective2 
  3 hours
Psychology
Applied
Elective3
  3 hours
Physical
ScienceG
  4 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

Psychology
Foundations
Elective2
  3 hours
Natural
Science4,G
  4 hours
Psychology
Elective5
  3 hours
Elective   3 hours
Music, or
Art, or
Theatre, or
English
Elective6
                                                                           3 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

PSYC 440 Cognitive Psychology  3 hours
COMM 211G,H Introduction to Public Speaking                                   3 hours
Social Science
Elective7,G
  3 hours
Elective   3 hours
Psychology
Elective5
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

Psychology
Applied
Elective3
  3 hours
PSYC 462 Physiological Psychology 3 hours
Elective                                                                                    3 hours
Social
Science
Elective7,G
  3 hours
  Total: 12 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120 

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

 

Major Course. These courses will be used to calculate the major grade point average, which must be an adjusted or degree 2.0 grade point average or above.

1Either 6 hours in Computer Science (excluding CMPS 101 and 105) or 6 hours in one Foreign Language are required.

2Taken from Psychology 343, 416, 421, or 422

3Taken from Psychology 285, 350, 353, 364, 452, or 470

4Must be completed as part of the natural science two-semester sequence.

5Any Psychology course

6The English elective, if selected, must be taken from English 230, 231, 232, 310, 316 or 429                              

7Taken from courses in the Social Sciences (Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science or Sociology).