Kentucky Unbridled Spirit Logo Accessed from website: 12/12/2017 5:24:42 PM  

NKU logo

Questions? Contact us at:

Northern Kentucky University
Transfer Office
859-572-5220
nkuonlineapp@nku.edu
Nunn Drive Highland Heights, KY 41099

Or review our policies:
Transfer section of website
Transfer policy
Transfer appeals process

AS TO BA IN PSYCHOLOGY (OPTION A)

Effective Date: 8/1/2015 - 8/1/2016

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate AS TO BA IN PSYCHOLOGY (OPTION A) degree at Northern Kentucky University. 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


Semester 1Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
PSY 110 (3) 3
NS Course 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
PSY 223 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Heritage Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
STA 220 (3) or STA 291 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
QR/NS Course 3
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) or RAE 150 (4) 4
PSY 230 (3) 3
PSY 298 (3) 3
WGS 200 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16
Semester 4Credit Hours
QR/NS Course 3
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) or RAE 151 (4) 4
CIT 150 (3) 3
PSY 297 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
Total Credit Hours16

Pre-Transfer Notes

Student must earn a minimum of C- or better in all courses applied toward the major and maintain an overall 2.00 GPA in the discipline. Students are required to participate in a standardized assessment test given by the department prior to graduating from NKU. Transfer students must complete a minimum of half of their required coursework in psychology at NKU.

If CIT 105 is not needed, then replace course with an additional elective.

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


Semester 5Credit Hours
PSY 210 (3) 3
PSY 210L (2) 2
PSY 340 (3) 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
PSY 210R (1) 1
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
300 Level PSY Elective 3
PSY 305 (3) 3
PSY 337 (3) 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
PSY 338 (3) 3
PSY 311 (3) 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
Elective 3
Elective 3
300 Level PSY Elective 3
300 Level PSY Elective 3
ELECTIVE 300+ from Minor (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Program Notes

Student is responsible for ensuring that they have 45 hours of 300 level or above coursework included in their elective and minor selections at NKU.


2017 Council on Postsecondary Education/Commonwealth of Kentucky, All Rights Reserved

CPE Logo        CollegeSource Logo