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Psychology and Sociology Major

IMPORTANT NOTES

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

Psychology Major

Four-Year Plan

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR

  • 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
 PSY111Introduction to Psychology(3) 
 PSY301Reflecting on the Conversation(1) 
 PSY419Integration of Psychology and Christianity(3) 
 PSY491Senior Seminar in Psychology(1) 
 SOC151Introduction to Sociology(3) 
 SSC281Principles and Practices of Human Services(3) 
 SSC391Statistics 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.
 PSY296Psychology Internship I(1-3) 
 PSY496Psychology Internship II(1-3) 
PSYCHOLOGY ELECTIVES    Required = 4 courses, 13 hours
 Choose one course from each of the following sequences:
 SEQUENCE A:
 PSY327Psych Tests/Measurements(4) 
 SSC392Research Methods/Soc Science(4) 
 SEQUENCE B:
 PSY221Child Development(3) 
 PSY224Adolescent Development(3) 
 SSC227Adult Development and Aging(3) 
 SEQUENCE C:
 PSY321Abnormal Psychology(3) 
 PSY323Personality(3) 
 SSC322Social Psychology(3) 
 SEQUENCE D:
 PSY315Physiological Psychology(3) 
 PSY324Cognitive Psychology(3) 
 PSY328History/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:
 BUS326Human Resource Management(3) 
 PSY232A Life Well Lived: Positive Psych and Human Adjustment(3) 
 PSY224Adolescent Development(3) 
 PSY309Interpersonal Relationships(3) 
 PSY375Health Aspects of Chemical Dependency(3) 
 PSY380Trauma and Crisis Intervention(3) 
 PSY411Christian Values and Human Sexuality(3) 
 PSY423Introduction to Group Processes(3) 
 PSY424Counseling Theories(3) 
 PSY425Basic Helping Techniques(3) 
 SSC215Marriage and the Family(3) 
 SSC225Introduction to Child Advocacy(3) 
 SSC255Social Problems(3) 
 SSC330Gender, Self and Society(3) 
 SSC355Cultural 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
 CJM110Introduction to Criminal Justice(3) 
 CJM111Introduction to Criminal Investigation(3) 
 CJM210Criminal Law and Prodedure(3) 
 CJM211Juvenile Delinquency(3) 
 CJM212Introduction to Criminology(3) 
 CJM383Law Enforcement Ethics and Morality(3) 

 

Child and Family Studies Concentration

CHILD/FAMILY STUDIES    Required = 7 courses, 21 hours
 PSY309Interpersonal Relationships(3) 
 PSY411Christian Values/Human Sexuality(3) 
 SSC215Marriage and the Family(3) 
 SSC225Introduction to Child Advocacy(3) 
 SSC330Gender, Self and Society(3) 
 SSC410Family Theories(3) 
 PSY221Child Development(3) 
 - OR -PSY224         Adolescent Development(3) 

 

Pre-Clinical/Counseling Concentration

PRE-CLINICAL/COUNSELING    Required = 7 courses, 22 hours
 PSY321Abnormal Psychology(3) 
 PSY375Health Aspects/Chemical Dependency(3) 
 PSY380Trauma and Crisis Intervention(3) 
 PSY424Counseling Theories (pre-req PSY221, 224, 321 or SSC227)(3) 
 PSY425Basic Helping Techniques(3) 
 PSY327Psychological Tests/Measurement(4) 
 - OR -SSC392         Research Methods/Social Sciences(4) 
 MIN221Adolescent Culture(3) 
 - OR -SPE328         Exceptional Child(3) 

 

Pre-Social Services Concentration

PRE-SOCIAL SERVICES    Required = 7 courses, 21 hours
 CJM211Juvenile Delinquency(3) 
 PSY424Counseling Theories (pre-req PSY221, 224, 321, or SSC227)(3) 
 PSY425Basic Helping Techniques(3) 
 SSC225Introduction to Child Advocacy(3) 
 SSC255Social Problems(3) 
 SSC281Principles and Practices of Human Services(3) 
 SSC355Cultural Diversity(3) 


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