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Psychological Science

For students attending: Prairie State 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 RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART 121-131, ENG 211 and above, HIST, HUMAN or PHILO (not 203) 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANTHR, GEOG, POLSC, PSYCH, SOCSC, or SOCIO. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.
  • E. Mathematics - Choose either MATH 155 or 157.
  • F. Science - Choose 10 hours from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics. At least two courses must be in the same field and at least one must be in a different field.
  • G.  Psychology Electives - Choose two courses from the following: PSYCH 102, 202. 212 or 217.
  •  H. Free Electives – Choose five courses with an IAI designation


II. Required courses for the Psychological Science degree:

PSC COURSE

TITLE

IIT EQUIVALENT

ITPRG 103 or 144 

Introduction to Programming Logic or C++ Programming I 

CS 110 or 105

PSYCH 101

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 221

PSYCH 204 or PSYCH 203

Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 301 or PSYC
303

PSYCH 215

Introduction to Social Psychology

PSYC 310

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

Updated October 2018