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Psychological Science

For students attending: Moraine Valley Community 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 COM 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: History, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy (not PHIL 110 or 111), Art 110 or 205 - 209, Music 106 or 107, Theater 105, 107, 110 or 111, or COM 102. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECO 100), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSY 101, 201, 202, or 205) Social Science, 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 MTH 120, MTH 142, or MTH 143.
  • F. Science - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Geology.
  • G.  Psychology Electives - Choose two courses from the following: PSY 104, 105, 106, 110, 210, 211, 212, 215, or 220.
  • H. Free Electives – Choose five courses with an IAI designation
    II. Required courses for the Psychological Science degree:

MVCC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

MIS 105 or
CSC  140

Programming Principles, Introduction to Computer Science

CS 110 or
CS 105

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSY 201 or PSY 205

Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 301 or PSYC
303 

PSY 202

Social Psychology

PSYC 310 

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

Updated October 2018