B.A. in Psychology (Specialization in Clinical Social Work)

 

By taking 42 credits of prescribed psychology courses, students are able to complete the requirements for the psychology major and for the specialization in Clinical Social Work with only 3 additional credits over the 39 normally required for a general psychology major and within the normal 128 credits required for graduation. The 3 additional credits beyond the 39 that normally are required for a general psychology major come from free elective credits, which are reduced from 24 to 21. If students wish to take additional psychology courses outside the track, they may do so as free electives. Please see the check sheet.

 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQ.

52 (Credits)

 

College Competencies

21 (Credits)

ENWR1101

Academic Writing

3

ENWR1102

Academic Research & Writing

3

________

Oral Communication:

 
 

________

______________________________

3

 

Quantitative Analysis:

 
 

________

______________________________

3

 

Ethical and Moral Analysis:

 
 

__________

_____________________________

3

 

Scientific Analysis:

 
 

PSYC3202

Experimental Psychology

3

________

____________________________

3

 

LIBERAL ARTS DISTRIBUTION

18 (Credits)

 

Language and Culture:

 

SOCI1101

Introduction to Sociology

3

________

____________________________

3

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

 

__________

_____________________________

3

__________

_____________________________

3

 

Art and Humanities:

 
 

__________

_____________________________

3

__________

_____________________________

3

 

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

13 (Credits)

FRSH1000 Freshman Seminar
1
CORE1001 Perspectives on the Individual
3
CORE2002 The American Experience
3
CORE2003 Cross-cultural Perspectives
3
CORE3004 Global Issues
3
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

42 (Credits)
 

Required Major Courses

24 (Credits)

PSYC1101

General Psychology I
3

PSYC1102

General Psychology II
3

PSYC2204

Child Development

3

PSYC2234

Social Psychology

3

PSYC2201

Statistics

3

PSYC3315

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC3384

Theories of Personality

3

PSYC4500

Senior Seminar in Psychology

3

 

CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK TRACK COURSES:

18 (Credits)

SOCI2115

Introduction to Social Work

3

SOCI3201

Methods in Social Research

3
SOCI3316

Family: Stability & Dysfunction

3
SOCI3318

Health & Soc.: Access & Issues

3
SOCI3415

Internship in Social Work

3

PSYC4391

Techniques of Psychotherapy

3

 

MINOR/SAC: _____________________

18 (Credits)

 

FREE ELECTIVES

16 (Credits)

 

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: This requirement consists of six credits in English Composition (ENGL1101 and ENGL1102) and six credits of writing intensive courses within the major.

ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with public speaking and oral presentations, typically a course in Speech.

QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with mathematics and statistics with application to everyday problems.

ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a three-credit course that is substantially concerned with ethical theories and questions. This course could be in Philosophy or a course within a major program.

SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS: Requirements consist of a minimum of six credits of laboratory science.CHEM1118 Forensic Science is strongly recommended for the track in Forensic Psychology.

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: This requirement can be satisfied by one of four options: traditional language courses with significant cultural elements, LANG courses listings under “Language and Culture Studies,” language-based study abroad, or the six highest ESL/ESP credits for non-native English speakers.

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Political Science, or Sociology.

ART AND HUMANITIES: This requirement can be satisfied by six credits of coursework in Art (visual or performing), English Literature, History, Humanities, Philosophy, or Religion.

DISTANCE LEARNING REQUIREMENTS: All University students are required to complete one (1) on-line distance learning course during each academic level (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year) of matriculation.

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation.