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Psychological Science

For students attending: McHenry County 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: Art (150, 151, 171-174); English (240-277), History, Music (151-154), or Philosophy (not 155).
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 255), Economics, Geography (202-220), Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Mathematics - Choose either MAT 150, 165, or 170.
  • F. Science - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.  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 175, 250, 251, 255, 260, 271, or 280.
  •  H. Free Electives – Choose five courses with an IAI designation

II. Required courses for the Psychological Science degree:

MCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

CSC 121

Computer Science I

CS 105

PSY 151

Intro to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 275

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 303

PSY 265

Social Psychology

PSYC 310

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

Updated October 2018