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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, Biopsychology Concentration, B.S.


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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Program Admission Requirements: A student must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 to declare Psychology as a major. Students must complete all University College Core Curriculum courses before they can declare for the online degree completion program.

Other Major Requirements: A “C” grade or higher must be maintained in the courses needed for a minor, electives, or concentration.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester. A student must obtain at least a “C” grade in all Psychology courses for graduation. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required to graduate from the program.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits


UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits


Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

Information Literacy: 3 Credits


Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7 Credits


At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Select from the following:

Program Requirements: 82 Credits


Minor or Electives: 18 Credits


Free Electives: 5 Credits


Other Program Requirements:


Students must complete 50% of the major or nine psychology courses at FSU (i.e., on campus, online, evening and weekend, at Fort Bragg, or through any other FSU distance learning program).

Total Credit Hours: 120


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