Aug 14, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology, Work and Organizational Psychology Concentration, B.S.


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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. 

Program Admission Requirements: To declare a major in Psychology, students must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 and must complete PSYC 210 with a minimum grade of “C.” All University College Core Curriculum courses must be completed before acceptance to the online degree completion (ODC) program. Transfer students are eligible for acceptance to the ODC program if their transfer credits fulfill FSU’s University Core requirements.

Other Major Requirements: A final grade of “C” or higher must be earned in each course used to fulfill requirements for a minor, electives, or a concentration. At least 50% of the major courses (a minimum of nine Psychology courses) must be completed at Fayetteville State University (on campus, online, at Fort Bragg, or through any other FSU distance learning program). A free elective is any course offered or accepted by the university that has not already been used to fulfill other requirements. Elective selection should be based on the student’s academic interests and eventual graduate school and/ or career goals.

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 minimum final grade of “C” or higher in all Psychology program courses is required for graduation. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation. A minimum of 120 credit hours are necessary for graduation. Even if a course requirement is waived, the credit hour requirement remains.

University College Core Curriculum: 38 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies


UNIV 101-102 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. 

Select one from the following: 

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3-4 Credits


MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab. 

Select one from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 7-8 Credits


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

Program Requirements: 82 Credits


Minor/ Free Electives: 18 Credits


Declare and complete a minor and/ or select any other course(s) offered or accepted by Fayetteville State University that has not been used to fulfill any other requirement. 

Free Electives: 5 Credits


A free elective can be any course offered or accepted by Fayetteville State University that has not been used to fulfill any other requirement. 

Total Credit Hours: 120


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