Northern Kentucky University

Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

Sample 4-Year Plan: Psychology B.S.

Northern Kentucky University

This is one way a student can complete this program in four years if the student requires no remedial courses.

MAJOR: Psychology

FIRST YEAR

STA 205 may also be taken the fall semester of your sophomore year.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology

 

3

STA 205 Introduction to Statistical Methods

3

Gen Ed: Cultural Pluralism

3

Gen Ed: Natural Sciences with lab

4

Gen Ed: Communication, Written I

3

Gen Ed: Global Viewpoints

3

Gen Ed: Communication; Oral

3

Gen Ed: Self and Society; Individual and Society (other than PSY 100)

3

UNV 101 Orientation to College and Beyond

3

PSY 321 Lifespan Development

 

3

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

16

SECOND YEAR

It is highly recommended that students take PSY 210, PSY 210L and PSY 210R in their sophomore year.

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

PSY 210 Research Methods in Psychology

3

PSY 305 Psychological Testing & Measurement

3

PSY 210L Research Tools in Psychology

2

PSY 337 Animal Learning

 

3

PSY 210R Career Planning in Psychology

1

Natural Science Elective

 

3

Elective

4

Gen Ed: Culture and Creativity

3

Gen Ed: Communication; Written II

 

3

Mathematics course for the B.S. requirement

3

TOTAL

13

TOTAL

15

THIRD YEAR

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

PSY 340 Social Psychology

3

PSY 311 Biopsychology

3

PSY 340L Social Psychology Lab

2

PSY 311L Biopsychology Lab

2

PSY 333 Abnormal Psychology

3

Area of focus elective

3

PSY 300-level elective

3

Elective

3

Gen Ed: Culture and Creativity

 

 

3

PSY 344 Industrial/Organizational Psychology or other PSY 300-level elective

 

 

3

Area of focus elective

3

 

 

TOTAL

17

TOTAL

14

FOURTH YEAR

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

PSY 338 Cognitive Processes

3

Area of focus elective

3

PSY 492 Research: Psychology or other PSY 300-level course

3

Elective 300 level or above

3

Area of focus elective

3

Elective

3

Elective 300 level or above

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

15

GRAND TOTAL OF CREDITS

120

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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

The Catalog

Catalog Changes

University Accreditation

Employment and Earnings of Kentucky College Graduates

About NKU

Program Offerings

Admissions and Enrollment

International Admissions and Enrollment

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Academic Program Opportunities

University Policies and Procedures

Academic Support

Student Engagement

General Education

College of Arts and Sciences

Haile/U.S. Bank College of Business

College of Education and Human Services

College of Health Professions

College of Informatics

Pre-Professional and Interdisciplinary Programs

Course Descriptions

Course Description Notes

Accounting Courses (ACC)

Anthropology Courses (ANT)

Arabic Courses (ARI)

Art Courses (ART)

Astronomy Courses (AST)

Athletic Training Program Courses (ATP)

Biological Sciences Courses (BIO)

Business Informatics Courses (BIS)

Black Studies Courses (BLS)

Business Courses (BUS)

College of Arts and Sciences Courses (CAS)

Cooperative Education Courses (CEP)

Chemistry Courses (CHE)

Chinese Courses (CHI)

Cinema Studies Courses (CIN)

Computer Information Technology Courses (CIT)

Construction Management Courses (CMGT)

Communication Studies Courses (CMST)

Communication Courses (COM)

Counseling Courses (COU)

Computer Science Courses (CSC)

Career and Technical Education Courses (CTE)

Dance Courses (DAN)

Data Science Courses (DSC)

Economics Courses (ECO)

Education – Special Education Courses (EDS)

Education Courses (EDU)

Engineering Technology Courses (EGT)

Electronic Media and Broadcasting Courses (EMB)

English Courses (ENG)

English Developmental Courses (ENGD)

Entrepreneurship Courses (ENTP)

Environmental Science Courses (ENV)

Finance Courses (FIN)

Financial Literacy Courses (FLC)

French Courses (FRE)

Geography Courses (GEO)

German Courses (GER)

Geology Courses (GLY)

Health Education Courses (HEA)

Health Informatics Courses (HIN)

History Courses (HIS)

Honors Courses (HNR)

Human Resource Management Courses (HRM)

Health Science Courses (HSC)

Human Services/Mental Health Courses (HSR)

Informatics Courses (INF)

International Programs Courses (INTL)

Integrative Studies Courses (IST)

Italian Courses (ITA)

Journalism Courses (JOU)

Japanese Courses (JPN)

Criminal Justice Courses (JUS)

Kinesiology Courses (KIN)

Korean Courses (KOR)

Learning Assistance Program Courses (LAP)

Latin Courses (LAT)

Organizational Leadership Courses (LDR)

Library Informatics Courses (LIN)

Developmental Mathematics Courses (MAHD)

Mathematics Courses (MAT)

Medieval Studies Courses (MDS)

Management Courses (MGT)

Media Informatics Courses (MIN)

Marketing Courses (MKT)

Military Science Courses (MSC)

Music Courses (MUS)

Neuroscience Courses (NEU)

Nursing Registered Professional Courses (NRP)

Nursing Baccalaureate Courses (NRS)

Public Administration Courses (PAD)

Physical Education Courses (PHE)

Philosophy Courses (PHI)

Physics Courses (PHY)

Popular Culture Courses (POP)

Public Relations Courses (PRE)

Political Science Courses (PSC)

Psychology Courses (PSY)

Radiologic Science Courses (RAD)

Reading Workshop Courses (RDG)

Religious Studies Courses (REL)

Respiratory Care Courses (RSP)

Russian Courses (RUS)

Integrated Sciences Courses (SCI)

Sociology Courses (SOC)

Sports Business Courses (SPB)

Spanish Courses (SPI)

Statistics Courses (STA)

Social Work Courses (SWK)

Theatre Courses (TAR)

University Programs Courses (UNV)

Women's and Gender Studies Courses (WGS)

World Languages Courses (WLL)

University Administration

Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Appendices

Kentucky Residency

Index