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Psychological Science

For students attending: Joliet Junior 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities - Choose one course from the following subjects: Art (115-118 only), English (not 102, 130, or 230), History, Music (101-108 only), Philosophy (NOT 104), or Theater 101. 
  • C. Social Sciences - Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not 107), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 101, 205, 206 or 208), or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Mathematics -  Choose either MATH 127, 139, or 153. 
  • F. Science Electives – Choose 10 hours from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, or Astronomy. Two courses must be in the same field, and at least one course must be in a different field.
  • G. Psychology Electives – Choose two courses from the following: PSYC 102, 207, 209, 210, 220, 270 or 272.
  • H. Free Electives – Choose ten courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Psychological Science degree:

JJC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

CIS 122 or
CIS 236

Computer Information Systems Fundamentals or
Programming in C

CS 110 or
CS 105

PSYC 101

General Psychology

PSYC 221

PSYC 206 or PSYC 205

Industrial Psychology or Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 301 or PSYC
303

PSYC 208

Social Psychology

PSYC 310

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

Updated January 2019