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B.A. PSYCHOLOGY W/ CONCENTRATION IN NATURAL SCIENCES

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.A. PSYCHOLOGY W/ CONCENTRATION IN NATURAL SCIENCES degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
Humanities Course 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 9 Credit Hours
PSY 110 (3) 3
SB Course 3
PSY 223 (3) 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
NS Course 3
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 3 Credit Hours
QR Course 3
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
BIO 112 (3) or CHE 140 (3) or PHY 151 (3) 3
BIO 113 Lab (1) or CHE 145 Lab (1) or PHY 161 Lab (1) 1
Total Credit Hours  34
Associate in Arts Requirements
Arts & Humanities (AH) -or- Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 4
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 4
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
FRE 201 (3) or GER 201 (3) or SPA 201 (3) 3
GE/FL Course 3
Total Credit Hours  14
Electives
PSY 298 (3) 3
GEN 100 (1) 1
PSY 212 (4) 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours  14

Pre-Transfer Notes

Admission to the major in Psychology requires (1) completion of Psychology 201 (or approved substitute) with a minimum grade of C; (2) completino of the Gen Ed Mathematics requirement; (3) completion of Psychology 301 (or approved substitute) with a minimum grade of C; (4) completion of 3o hours of degree-applicable credit with a minimum grade point average of 2.0; (5) a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in Psychology; and (6) a minimum of C- in all courses used to meet departmental requirements in the Psychology major.

Those with questions about the UofL Psychology program may contact:
Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Phone: 502-852-6775
Website: http://louisville.edu/psychology

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression

University Of Louisville Courses
PSYC 302 (3.00) 3
HUM 100+ or NATS 100+ 3
PSYC 300+ Elective (3) 3
PSYC 300+ Elective (3) 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
PSYC WR (3) 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
NATS 100+ 3
NATS 100+ 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Elective WR (3) 3
Elective 3
PSYC 300+ Core Elective (3) 3
PSYC 300+ Core Elective (3) 3
NATS 100+ 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
NATS 100+ 3
Total Credit Hours  60

Program Notes

Completion of this degree requires (1) completion of Psychology 302 (or approved substitute) with a minimum grade of C; (2) a minimum grade of C- in all courses used to meet departmental requirements in the Psychology major; (3) a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in Psychology; and (4) work to be submitted for the department's Learning Outcomes Measurement.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College


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