Dec 09, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Psychology - Social Science Concentration, BS


Program Code: 252*/252G
CIP Code: 42.0101

Non-teaching

Program Requirements


General Education Requirements (44 Hours)


Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Major Requirements (41-46 Hours)


(not including 15 semester hours for science & math and PSY 1200  already counted in Area I above)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, plus any other courses under major and concentration requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered through Appalachian.

Foundations of Psychological Science (12 Hours)


Choose at least one course from each of the following groups

(PSY 3100  is a prerequisite/co-requisite for each of these courses)

Capstone Course (3 Hours)


Choose at least one course from the following

(PSY 3100  is a prerequisite for each of these courses)

Psychology Elective Courses (Choose 6 Hours)


(PSY 1200  is a prerequisite for each of these courses)

Choose at least 6 hours from courses beyond the requirements in Foundations, Doing Psychology, Applied Psychology, and Capston Areas above or the following:

Science/Math Requirement (15 Hours)


Any math and science lab courses up to 12 hours can be used in both general education and this requirement. An additional 3 hours must be taken from AST, BIO, CHE, GLY, PHY, STT, MAT, or E S 2031  or E S 2032 . Classes excluded from the additional hours are STT 1810 , STT 2810 , STT 2820 , MAT 0010 , and MAT 1010 .

Social Science Concentration (21 Hours)


Minimum of 21 semester hours

Any course used to satisfy a general education requirement cannot be used to satisfy a concentration requirement.

All courses must be from the 2000 level or above.

21 semester hours must come from at least two of the following academic areas: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Geography and Planning, Political Science, Sociology, PHL 3030 , PHL 3300 , PHL 3550 , PHL 3600 , PHL 4000 , PSY 2305  , REL 3750 .

Minor (optional)


Electives (11-16 Hours)


Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of electives must be outside the major discipline

Total Required (122 Hours)