B.A. Psychological Science

124 Credit Hours Beginning Fall 2019, Catalog Year 2020

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First Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
ENG 111 English Composition 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 112 Foundational Exp. in Psych 1
MAJOR Language 101 4
MPF IIA Creative Arts 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 14

First Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
PSY 210 Psych across Cultures or PSY 221 Social Psychology 3
STA 261 Statistics 4
MAJOR Language 102 4
MPF III Global Perspectives 3
MPF IIB Humanities 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 17

Second Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
PSY 293 Research Design & Analysis I 4
PSY 231 Development Psychology 3
PSY 241 Personality or PSY 242 Abnormal Psychology 3
MPF III Global Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 16

Second Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
PSY 294 Research Design & Analysis II 4
PSY 271 Perception, Action & Cognition 3
PSY 251 Intro to Biopscychology 3
MP-IP Intercultural Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 16

Third Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
MAJOR PSS/PSY 300 Level Course 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
MPF III Global Perspectives 3
MPF IV Natural Science 3-4
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15-16

Third Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR PSS/PSY 300 Level Course 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
MPF IV Natural Science 3-4
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15-16

Fourth Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
PSY 401 Capstone in Psychological Science 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

Fourth Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR PSS 400 Level Course 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

MP-EL = Experiential Learning

MPF I = English Composition

MPF IIC = Social Science

MPF V = Mathematics, Formal Reasoning, Technology

MPT = Thematic Sequence

MP-AW = Advanced Writing

MPF = Global Miami Plan Foundation

MPF IIB = Humanities

MPF IV = Natural Science

MP-IP = Intercultural Perspectives

MPF IIA = Creative Arts

MPF III = Global Perspectives