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Psychology (B.A.) 2015-2016 Catalog Year

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychology
http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/Psychology/index.asp
(239) 590-7196
Program Admission Requirements
  • Submit an FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application and satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a grade of C or better.
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.
Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

  2. Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course: Any course with BSC X0XX as the prefix and number, for example --
    BSC 1005 Biological Science (3) and BSC 1005L Biological Science Laboratory (1) or
    BSC 1010C Gen’l Biology w/Lab I (4) or
    BSC 1011 General Biology II (3) and BSC 1011L General Biology II Laboratory (1) or
    BSC 1020C Human Systems (3) or
    BSC 1051C Enviro Bio-SW Fla Environment (3) or
    BSC 1085C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab I (4) or
    BSC 1086C Hum Anat & Physio w/Lab II (4) or
    BSC 2024C Human Species (3) or
    BSC 2026 Biology of Human Sexuality (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: BSCX0XX or BSCX20X or ZOOX010

    FGCU Course: PSY 2012 General Psychology (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: PSYX012

    FGCU Course: Any other lower level Psychology course within the Psychology inventory with prefix of CLP, DEP, EXP, INP, PPE, PSB, PSY, or SOP
    Acceptable Substitute: PSYXXXX or any other lower level Psychology Psychology course within the Psychology inventory with prefix of CLP, DEP, EAB, EXP, INP, PCO, PPE, PSB

    FGCU Course: Any course with STAXXXX as the prefix and number, for example --
    STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3) or
    STA 2037 Statistics with Calculus (3) or
    STA 2122 Social Science Statistics (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: STAXXXX

  3. Required Courses in the Major (19 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    CLP 4143 Abnormal Psychology (3)
    IDS 3300 Foundations of CivicEngagement (3)
    PSB 4002 Physiological Psychology (3)
    PSY 3017 Experimental Psychology (3)
    PSY 3213 Research Methods in Psych (3)
    PSY 3213L Research Methods Laboratory (1)
    PSY 4990 Senior Seminar in Psychology (3)

  4. Restricted Electives in the Major (21 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.  Courses used to fulfill the requirement in one group cannot be used to fulfill the requirement in another group.

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    STA 2122 Social Science Statistics (3)
    PSY 3205 Surv. of Analytical Techniques (3)

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    EXP 4404 Psychology of Learning (3)
    EXP 4604 Human Memory and Cognition (3)

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    INP 4004 Intro to Indus/Organiz Psychology (3)
    SOP 4004 Social Psychology (3)

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    Any 3000-4999 level course with the prefix of DEP (3)

    Select 9 credits from the following:
    Any 3000-4999 level course with the prefix of CBH, CLP, DEP, EXP, INP, PPE, PSB, PSY, or SOP

  5. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120

Additional Graduation Requirements
  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 credits must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • A minimum grade of C for each course used to satisfy the following categories: common prerequisites, required courses in the major, and electives in the major.
  • Satisfaction of the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the Service Learning requirement (See www.fgcu.edu/connect).
  • Satisfaction of the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.

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