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Credit Distribution Sheet

On this page, you will see an overview of all of the course requirements necessary to complete your degree. You may also want to download the Course Distribution Form for Psychology.

Major Courses

A degree in psychology requires a minimum of 36 earned credits in PSYC, and includes the following:

  • PSYC 209 – General Psychology
  • PSYC 210 – General Psychology I
  • PSYC 315 – Experimental Psychology
  • PSYC 400 – Professional Issues in Psychology
  • PSYC 435 – Principles of Learning
  • PSYC 455 – Human Psychological Development
  • PSYC 330 – Social Psychology OR PSYC 340 – Theories of Personality
  • PSYC 321 – Substance Abuse OR PSYC 425(G) – Principles of Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 415 – Experimental Psychology II OR PSYC 442 – Psychological Measurement
  • Nine (9) hours of elective courses in Psychology
    •  Elective options exclude PSYC 110 and PSYC 313. Note that PSYC 110 and PSYC 313, if taken after declaring Psychology as a major at UL Lafayette, with NOT be applicable toward a degree in psychology.

Minor Courses

Additional Requirements

  • UNIV 100 (3 hours)
  • English (12 hours)
    • ENGL 101 and ENGL 102
    • Any 200-level ENGL literature course
    • ENGL 359 (satisfies College’s Communication course requirement)
  • Modern Language (10 hours)
    • 101, 102, and 201 courses in one of the following: FREN, SPAN, GERM, or LATN
  • Math (6 hours)
    • MATH105 or MATH103 (note: an additional 2 hours of MATH 104 must be scheduled with MATH 103)
    • STAT 214
  • Sciences (10 hours)
    • BIOL 121, 122, and 123
    • Physical Science elective (Choose from CHEM 101, 102; ENVS 100, 280; GEOL 105, 106, 110; PHYS 160, 170, 213)
  • History (6 hours)
  • Arts (3 hours)
    • Choose from VIAR 120, 121, 122; THEA 161, 261; MUS 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 360, 362, 364; DANC 101, 102, 113/114; DSGN 121
  • Behavioral Science (6 hours)
    • Includes courses in ANTH, CJUS, ECON, POLI, or SOCI
    • At least 3 hours must be at the 200-level or higher
  • Humanities (3 hours)
    • Choose from ENGL, MODL, HIST, PHIL, HUMN, or CMCN 100/200, 101, or 310
  • Philosophy (3 hours)
    • Choose from PHIL 202, PHIL 340, or PHIL 342
  • Advisor-approved electives (4 hours)

Notes:

  • all PSYC courses must be passed with a C or better
  • only 1 D is allowed in the minor
  • all pre-requisites and co-requisites must be met (see course descriptions)
  • 45 hours must be completed at the 300-400 level
  • all substitutions must be approved by the PSYC Department Head