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Psychological Science

For students attending: Harper College
Who plan to major in: Psychological Science 

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (NOT 101, 102). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (NOT 215), Economics (NOT 115), Geography (NOT 112), Political Science, or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Mathematics – Choose either MTH 124 or MTH 134.
  • F. Science Electives - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects.  Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Astronomy 101.  Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • G. Psychology Electives – Choose two courses from the following: PSY 216, 217, 218, 225, 228, or 235.
  • H. Free Electives – Choose five courses with an IAI designation

II. Required courses for the Psychological Science degree:

HARPER COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

CIS 106 or
CSC 121

Computer Logic and Programming Technology or
Computer Science I

CS 110 or
CS 105

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 245 or PSY 230

Industrial/Organizational Psychology or
Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 301 or PSYC
303 (see note 1)

SOC 215

Introduction to Social Psychology

PSYC 310 (see note 1)

Note 1) 300-level Psychology courses can only be transferred for Psychological Science majors. All other majors will receive lower-level Psychology credit.

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018