Study Area I: Arts and Humanities Arts and Humanities (9 cr hrs) Literature, Philosophy, Art, Music, Theatre No more than 6 hrs. in one discipline. Good.
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Study Area I: Arts and Humanities Arts and Humanities (9 cr hrs) Literature, Philosophy, Art, Music, Theatre No more than 6 hrs. in one discipline. Good source for I courses. Literature _______ [L] courses _______
International Requirement 6 credits in courses designated with [I]. Greater understanding of the world beyond USA. [I] courses in Study Areas I, II, III and IV (modern languages) above the 112 level.
Study Area II – Social Sciences Social Sciences (9 cr hrs) Economics, Geography, History, Political Science No more than 6 cr in one discipline. Good source for I courses. History ________ ______ Recommend: Hist 261 or 262
Study Area III – Behavioral Sciences Behavioral Sciences (6 cr hrs) PSY 112 PSY 236 Don’t need to take any additional courses for this study area. Serve to fulfill both major and general education requirments.
Double slotting A maximum of 8 credits in Study Area portion and a maximum of 8 credits in the Skill Area portion may be fulfilled by major and/or minor courses that are designated as applicable to General Education, with no more than 8 credits in total from any one field of study. 2007-2009 CCSU Undergraduate Catalog p. 49
Study Area IV – Natural Sciences Natural Sciences (6-7 cr hrs) [Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics] (lab experience required) ______ Recommend: Bio 111/112
Skill Area I – Communication Skills Communication Skills (6 cr hrs) Communication and writing courses Eng 110 ____ _____ Recommend: Comm 140, Public Speaking
Skill Area II – Mathematics Mathematics and CS (6 cr hrs) CS, Mathematics and Statistics Stat 215 ____ Prereqs: Math 099 and/or Math 101 ______ Recommend CS 110 (internet), Stat 216
Skill Area III – Foreign Language Foreign Language (0-6 cr hr) Requirement met by: 1) 3 yrs of HS study in same language. 2) passing an standardized exam. 3) native proficiency. 4) 2 nd semester language course (112).
Skill Area IV – University Requirements University Requirements (2-3 cr hrs) For First-year students: A. Wellness Requirement: PE 244 (2 cr hr) B. First Year Experience Course All other students: 2-3 credits of any Skill area including those listed under Skill area IV
General Education Summary Study area I (arts) 9 Study area II (hist) 9 Study area III Filled with PSY Study area IV (sci) 6-7 Skill area I (comm)6 Skill area II (math) 6 Skill area III (lang)(0-6) Skill area IV (other)2-3 Total GE Credits 38 - 46
Psychology: Required Courses PSY 112General Psychology PSY 113Exploring Psychology PSY 221Research Methods I (Stat 215) PSY 222Research Methods II PSY 236Life-Span Development PSY 330Abnormal Psychology PSY 490History and Systems
Psychology Core Areas Social / Personality PSY 372 or PSY 470 BiologicalPSY 342 or PSY 450 ExperimentalPSY 200 / PSY 281 / PSY 440 Diversity PSY 350 (Cross-Cultural) (as of Fall 2003) or PSY 430 (Diversity)
PSY electives Any 3 additional courses May include courses not taking in core areas. PSY 372 if PSY 470 in core PSY 496: Internship PSY 499: Independent Study PSY 498: Special topics
ACAT exam “In addition, in order to graduate, students must take a Standardized Psychology outcomes test.” ACAT Psychology Exam Part of Psych Dept assessment plan Incentives for doing your best Provide you with your score No minimum score required
Concentration (Minor) Concentration (Minor) 18 – 21 cr hrs Any other discipline outside of Psychology. Ex: Communication, Sociology, Business.
Concentration Tips Skill: writing, business, statistics Gerontology Special interest: courses you enjoy. Courses taken already. Special concentration: make up your own with help of adviser.
Where am I now? 122 credits to graduate How many in general ed? [I] courses? How many in concentration? How many in major? Free electives Need got to go 122 86 36 46 36 10 6 3 3 18 12 6 37 28 9 21 10 11
Where am I now? CreditsNeedGotTo go To Graduate1228636 General Education463610 I courses633 Concentration18126 Major37289 Free electives211011