Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Professional Psychology, Bachelor of Arts

Course Requirements (PPSY)

General Education Requirements

(# - Refer to General Education Course Requirements for Course Options)

English (9 credits)

Composition:
CENG 110Critical Reading and Writing

3

CENG 120Writing and Research

3

Literature and Writing for Professionals I or II # (3 credits)

Mathematics (3 credits)

CMAT 104Introductory Applied Math (formerly MATH 104)

3

Must meet prerequisite of CALG 118, MATH 103, or pass Math Placement Exam

Statistics (3 credits)

CPSY 354Correlational Research Methods and Statistics

3

Philosophy/Moral Values # (3 credits)

Choose from:

CPHI 220Contemporary Moral Issues

3

CPHI 223Business Ethics

3

CPHI 224Theories of Human Nature

3

CPHI 322Medical Ethics

3

Natural or Physical Science # (3 credits)

Social Science or History (6 credits)

CSOC 101Introduction to Sociology

3

CPSY 105General Psychology

3

CPSY 105: Grade of “C” or Higher Required

Religious Studies # (6 credits)

Religious Studies (RS 200 Level)

3

Religious Studies (RS 300 Level)

3

Aesthetics

Fulfilled by Language Requirement

Total Credit Hours:33

College of Adult Professional Studies Core Requirements

CORI 101Foundation for Excellence

3

CSPH 125Speech Communication

3

CSPN 101Elementary Spanish I

3

CMIS 153Introduction to Computer Business Applications

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

(*One course from Social Sciences or Humanities Cluster must have a “global perspective”.)

Language (9 credits)

CSPN 102Elementary Spanish II

3

CSPN 201Intermediate Spanish I

3

CSPN 202Intermediate Spanish II

3

Fine Arts * (3 credits)

School Of Arts Electives * (3 credits)

Total Credit Hours:15

Professional Psychology Major Requirements

(Professional Psychology Concentration Required)(2.0 GPA in Major Required)

CPSY 218Human Development

3

CPSY 219Personality

3

CPSY 230Fundamentals of APA Writing Style

3

CPSY 317Psychopathology

3

CPSY 353Social Psychology

3

CPSY 235Fundamentals of APA Research and Ethics

3

CPSY 440Cognitive Psychology

3

CPSY 460Practicum in Psychology

3

CPSY 497Psychology Comprehensives

0

Total Credit Hours:24

Criminal Justice,Organizational Psychology or Public Health Concentration Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Conc. Required)

Professional Psychology Concentration (27-30 credits)

Total Credit Hours:51

Free Electives

Free Electives

9-12

Total Credit Hours:9-12

Total Credit Hours: 123

2.0 Cumulative GPA Required

Concentration Requirements for Bachelor of Arts in Professional Psychology

(All. Applied Psychology majors are required to select one of the following concentrations; 2.0 GPA required in concentration.)

Criminal Justice Requirements (CJ)

CCJ 150Public Administration

3

CCJ 200Criminal Justice

3

CCJ 205Criminology

3

CCJ 210Criminal Law

3

CCJ 225Juvenile Justice

3

Corrections or Policing (3 credits)

Choose from

CCJ 215Corrections

3

CCJ 220Policing

3

Criminal Justice Elective (9 credits)

Total Credit Hours:27

Students must sucessfully complete training at Police Academy and apply for Experential Learning Credit or take the specified CJ courses to complete the CJ option.

Organizational Psychology Requirements (OPSY)

CECN 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

CECN 215Principles of Macroeconomics

3

CMGT 320International Business

3

CMGT 412Human Resources Management

3

CMKT 311Principles of Marketing

3

CPSY 350Industrial and Organizational Psychology

3

Choose one of the following:

CMGT 227Foundations of Management

3

CMGT 352Organizational Behavior and Management

3

Choose one of the following:

CBLW 301Business Law I

3

CBLW 302Business Law II

3

School of Business Elective (6 credits)

Choose School of Business Elective

Total Credit Hours:30

Public Health Requirements (PUHT)

PHLT 101Introduction to the Science of Public Health

3

PHLT 102Fundamentals of Epidemiology

3

PHLT 313Introduction to Health Policy and Management

3

CANT 350Global Health

3

PHLT 335Public Health of Mental Illness

3

PHLT 340Fundamentals of Social and Behavioral Public Health

3

PHLT 342Social Determinants of Health and Well-Being

3

PHLT 390Public Health Research Method

3

PHLT 391Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health

3

PHLT 410Program Planning and Evaluation

3

Total Credit Hours:30