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Degree Requirements | Psychology (B.S.)

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Curriculum in Psychology

The Psychology Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Students must complete 30 hours with a grade of C or better in each course in their major; at least 15 of these hours must be earned at UNO. In addition, a grade of C or better is required in ENGL 1158 and each science and math course taken for degree credit.

College of Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

General Education Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    BIOS or Physical Science2  6
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  FORL Sequence3  6
Mathematics    Literature3  3
MATH 1115 or 1125 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1116 or 1126 3  Social Science Electives3  6
Science    Arts  
BIOS2 3  Arts Elective7  3
    Total 39
Other Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
CSCI 1000 3  Science Electives4  5
Humanities Elective5 3  Social Science Electives (2000+)  6
Literature 3  Other Electives  20
Science Labs4 2  PSYC Electives6  9
    Total 51
Course Requirements for Major
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
PSYC 1000  3  Required Psychology Electives7  18
PSYC 2310  3  PSYC 4000 (exit exam)  0
PSYC 3300  3    
PSYC 4010  3    
    Total 30
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
Additional Requirements
Minimum grade of C in all science courses (BIOS, CHEM, CSCI, EES, MATH, PHYS, PSYC)
  1.  "C" or better required
  2. 9 hours in science to include a 6 hour sequence in one science and 3 hours in another. One of the sciences must be BIOS and the other must be CHEM, EES, or PHYS. Select the 6 hour sequence from BIOS 1073 and 1083 (recommended), or CHEM 1017 and 1018, or PHYS 1031 and 1032, or PHYS 1061 and 1062.
  3. Select from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, SOC, or URBN. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  4. Select science labs that correspond with the 6 hour science sequence taken for general education requirements. Select from BIOS 1071 and 1081, or CHEM 1007 and 1008, or PHYS 1033 and 1034, or PHYS 1063 and 1065.
  5. Humanities Electives - FTA, ENGL, Foreign Language, HIST, PHIL, or WGS. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  6. Elective hours of Psychology may be chosen from any course in PSYC not counted in the Major Requirements (including but not limited to PSYC 1500, 1520, 2091 , 3090, 3095, 3099, 4091).
  7. Required hours of Psychology must include six courses, meeting the following criteria: at least one course from each group; and at least three of the six courses must be at the 3000- 4000 level.
    Group 1. Psychology 2100, 2110, 2120, 2200,3130, 4600
    Group 2. Psychology 2380, 2400, 4310,4510,4530, 4550, 4700
    Group 3. Psychology 2340, 3320,4320, 4330,4350,4365
  8. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.