Psychology - B.A. Program Requirements
Type Legend:DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
|I.||DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)|
|US||10097||Destination Kent State: First Year Experience||1|
|II.||MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (36 credits)* Courses count in major GPA|
|Child Psychology (3)
Psychology of Adjustment (3)
|21621||Quantitative Methods in Psychology I**||3|
|31574||Research Methods in Psychology||3|
|Psychology electives*** (minimum 9 upper-division credit hours)||12|
|Choose one from the following: Group I||3|
|PSYC||31043||Basic Learning Processes (3)|
|Choose one from the following: Group II||3|
|PSYC||30445||Cognitive Psychology (3)|
|Choose one from the following: Group III||3|
|41532||Social Psychology (3)|
|Choose one from the following: Group IV****||3|
|WIC||PSYC||41573||Laboratory Experience in Psychological Research:
|WIC||41574||Laboratory Experience in Psychological Research: Cognitive/Learning (3)|
|WIC||41990||Writing in Psychology(1) +
|III.||ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (84 credits)|
|Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories)||3|
|Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include on laboratory)||6-7|
|Kent Core Composition||6-8|
|Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
|Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning||3-5|
|Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines)||3|
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Basic Sciences)+++||3-5|
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Social Sciences)++++||3|
|General Electives (minimum 14 upper-division credit hours)
Credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours
* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.
** Student who are double majors in Psychology and Sociology may substitute SOC 32220 for PSYC 21621.
*** No more than 6 credit hours of PSYC 31498, 41492 and 41498 combined may be applied towards
major requirements in psychology.
**** One course must be earned with a minimum C (2.0) grade to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
+ If PSYC 41990 is taken, an upper-division course in psychology must be taken as a corequisite.
That course cannot be PSYC 31498, 41498, 41573 or 41993.
++ Fulfills College General Requirement.
+++One additional course taken from the Kent Core Basic Science courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Biological Sciences (BSCI), Chemistry (CHEM), Geography (GEOG), Geology (GEOL) or Physics (PHY). Students may take the courses listed in the "introductory" sequences with the restrictions noted above in the Kent Core Basic Science section. The course may not be from the student's major.
++++One additional course taken from the Kent Core Social Sciences courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Applied Conflict Management (CACM), Geography (GEOG), Criminology and Justice Studies (JUS), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC). The course may not be from the student's major.