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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17)
College of Charleston
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17)

Psychology, B.S.


Degree: Bachelor of Science
Credit Hours: 63+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations  section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.

Required Courses


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*It is recommended that students take one or more mathematics courses prior to enrollment in PSYC 211  or PSYC 250 .

**PSYC 250  is strongly recommended for students in the BS program; however, students may take PSYC 211  and PSYC 220  in lieu of PSYC 250 . Students who have completed PSYC 250  may not receive credit for PSYC 211  and PSYC 220 . Similarly, students who complete PSYC 211  or PSYC 220  may not receive credit for PSYC 250 .

Required Advanced Experimental Coursework


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Students may elect to enroll in more than the one required advance lab from this cluster. Students completing additional courses from this cluster can apply these credit hours toward the elective hours required for the major.

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Students may elect to enroll in more than the required three courses from Core A. Students completing additional courses from Core A can apply these credit hours toward the elective hours required for the major.

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Students may elect to enroll in more than the required three courses from Core B. Students completing additional courses from Core B can apply these credit hours toward the elective hours required for the major.

Electives. Select five courses totaling 15 credit hours


9 of these credit hours must be at 351-level or above:

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  • Independent Study/Special Topic limitations: A maximum of 6 credit hours of PSYC 498  may apply to the major requirements; a maximum of 6 credit hours of PSYC 410  may apply to major requirements.
  • PSYC 198  is not applicable toward the major.

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Honors College mathematics courses will also fulfill the MATH 111  and MATH 120  requirements as long as they are either calculus or have calculus as a pre-requisite. Higher-level calculus courses in Math may also be used to fulfill the calculus portion of the Psychology Math requirement.

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The above listed 8 credit hour natural science sequences are at the introductory level. Higher level sequences (e.g. BIOL 222 -BIOL 221 ) taken at the College or transferred from another school may also satisfy this requirement.

Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation


The following courses are excluded: BIOL 101 , BIOL 111 , BIOL 111L , BIOL 112 , BIOL 112L , BIOL 221 , BIOL 222 , CHEM 101 , CHEM 101L , CHEM 102 , CHEM 102L , CHEM 111 , CHEM 111L , CHEM 112 , CHEM 112L , CHEM 231 , CHEM 231L , CHEM 232 , CHEM 232L , MATH 111 , MATH 120 , MATH 250 , PHYS 101 , PHYS 101L , PHYS 102 , PHYS 102L , PHYS 111 , PHYS 111L , PHYS 112 , PHYS 112L