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 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors               
3 hours
MATH 105 or
MATH 151 or
MATH 161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals
College Algebra                              
3 hours
MUS 151 or
ART 105 or
ART 106 or
THEA 131G
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 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
MATH 151 or
MATH 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
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
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Computer
Science or
Foreign
Language1
  3 hours
GBIO 151G 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 202
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 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
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).