Four-Year Plan

PSYCHOLOGY
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1100: College Algebra (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4 MTH1100: College Algebra (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
PSY1100: General Psychology 4 BIO1210: Biology of Cells OR BIO1060: Human Biology 4
PSY2210: Careers in Psychology (Fall or Spring) 1 PSY2210: Careers in Psychology (Fall or Spring) 1
Elective 4
Elective 4

Total Semester Hours    16-17 Total Semester Hours    16-17
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4 PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4
Elective 4 PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16              Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
PSY/SOC3500: Research and Statistical Methods 4 PSY3520: Experimental Psychology 4
PSY3380: Brain and Behavior 4 Elective 4
PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4 Elective 4




Total Semester Hours    16            Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR IV
PSY4700: Contemporary Issues in Psychology (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4 PSY 4700: Contemporary Issues in Psychology (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
PSY 3940/4940: Internship (optional) 1-3 PSY 3940/4940: Internship (optional) 1-3




Total Semester Hours    12-15 Total Semester Hours    12-15          

Major Notes

  • A total of 37 semester hours are required to complete the Psychology major.
  • PSY 3940/4940, Internship: Students can take a maximum of 9 credit hours to count toward graduation. Only 3 credit hours will count toward major. The remaining hours will count as elective credits.
  • PSY3250 Lifespan Development does not count towards Psychology major.

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

If you have questions about this major, contact Ryan Hiller or Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.