Undergraduate Catalog - Psychology and Sociology Major | Judson University Christian College

Psychology Major

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division

Psychology Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology and SOC151 Introduction to Sociology (fulfill Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • PSY301 Reflecting on the Conversation (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
MAJOR CORE    Required = 7 courses, 18 hours
  PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (3)  
  PSY301 Reflecting on the Conversation (1)  
  PSY419 Integration of Psychology and Christianity (3)  
  PSY491 Senior Seminar in Psychology (1)  
  SOC151 Introduction to Sociology (3)  
  SSC281 Principles and Practices of Human Services (3)  
  SSC391 Statistics and Research Design (4)  
PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIPS    Required = 3 hours
  NOTE: A grade of C or better is required for PSY296/496. Students may take more than 3 hours of internship.
  PSY296 Psychology Internship I (1-3)  
  PSY496 Psychology Internship II (1-3)  
PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVES    Required = 4 courses, 13 hours
  Choose one course from each of the following sequences:
  SEQUENCE A:
  PSY312 Conditioning and Learning (4)  
  PSY327 Psych Tests/Measurements (4)  
  SSC392 Research Methods/Soc Science (4)  
  SEQUENCE B:
  PSY221 Child Development (3)  
  PSY224 Adolescent Development (3)  
  SSC227 Adult Development and Aging (3)  
  SEQUENCE C:
  PSY321 Abnormal Psychology (3)  
  PSY323 Personality (3)  
  SSC322 Social Psychology (3)  
  SEQUENCE D:
  PSY315 Physiological Psychology (3)  
  PSY324 Cognitive Psychology (3)  
  PSY328 History/Systems of Psychology (3)  
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES    Required = 12 hours
  NOTE: If you have a concentration, check your concentration audit first, as required courses will help complete this section. If you do not have a concentration, the Psychology department recommends a minimum of 9 hours from the specific courses below:
  BUS326 Human Resource Management (3)  
  PSY232 A Life Well Lived: Positive Psych and Human Adjustment (3)  
  PSY224 Adolescent Development (3)  
  PSY309 Interpersonal Relationships (3)  
  PSY375 Health Aspects of Chemical Dependency (3)  
  PSY380 Trauma and Crisis Intervention (3)  
  PSY411 Christian Values and Human Sexuality (3)  
  PSY424 Counseling Theories (3)  
  PSY425 Basic Helping Techniques (3)  
  PSY496 Psychology Internship III (3)  
  SSC215 Marriage and the Family (3)  
  SSC225 Introduction to Child Advocacy (3)  
  SSC255 Social Problems (3)  
  SSC330 Gender, Self and Society (3)  
  SSC355 Cultural Diversity (3)  
  CJM*** Criminal Justice Elective (3)  
  PSY*** Psychology Elective (3)  
  SOC*** Sociology Elective (3)  
  SSC*** Social Science Elective (3)  

 

Criminal Justice Concentration

CRIMINAL JUSTICE    Required = 6 courses, 18 hours
  CJM110 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)  
  CJM111 Introduction to Criminal Investigation (3)  
  CJM210 Criminal Law and Prodedure (3)  
  CJM211 Juvenile Delinquency (3)  
  CJM212 Introduction to Criminology (3)  
  CJM383 Law Enforcement Ethics and Morality (3)  

 

Child and Family Studies Concentration

CHILD/FAMILY STUDIES    Required = 7 courses, 21 hours
  PSY309 Interpersonal Relationships (3)  
  PSY411 Christian Values/Human Sexuality (3)  
  SSC215 Marriage and the Family (3)  
  SSC225 Introduction to Child Advocacy (3)  
  SSC330 Gender, Self and Society (3)  
  SSC410 Family Theories (3)  
  PSY221 Child Development (3)  
  - OR - PSY224         Adolescent Development (3)  

 

Pre-Clinical/Counseling Concentration

PRE-CLINICAL/COUNSELING    Required = 7 courses, 22 hours
  PSY321 Abnormal Psychology (3)  
  PSY375 Health Aspects/Chemical Dependency (3)  
  PSY380 Trauma and Crisis Intervention (3)  
  PSY424 Counseling Theories (pre-req PSY221, 224, 321 or SSC227) (3)  
  PSY425 Basic Helping Techniques (3)  
  PSY327 Psychological Tests/Measurement (4)  
  - OR - SSC392         Research Methods/Social Sciences (4)  
  MIN221 Adolescent Culture (3)  
  - OR - SPE328         Exceptional Child (3)  

 

Pre-Social Services Concentration

PRE-SOCIAL SERVICES    Required = 7 courses, 21 hours
  CJM211 Juvenile Delinquency (3)  
  PSY424 Counseling Theories (pre-req PSY221, 224, 321, or SSC227) (3)  
  PSY425 Basic Helping Techniques (3)  
  SSC225 Introduction to Child Advocacy (3)  
  SSC255 Social Problems (3)  
  SSC281 Principles and Practices of Human Services (3)  
  SSC355 Cultural Diversity (3)  

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