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B.S. PSYCHOLOGY

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

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S. PSYCHOLOGY 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


Semester 1Credit Hours
GEN 100 (1) 1
ENG 101 (3) 3
PSY 110 (3) 3
BIO 150 (3) 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours13
Semester 2Credit Hours
ASL 101 (3) or FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
SB Course 3
BIO 152 (3) 3
BIO 153 Lab (2) 2
MAT 154 (2) 2
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
PSY 212 (4) 4
MAT 174 (4) 4
ASL 102 (3) or FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 3
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
Total Credit Hours17
Semester 4Credit Hours
CHE 170 (4) 3
CHE 175 (1) 1
CHE 185 (1) 1
Elective 3
PSY 223 (3) 3
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) or HIS 104 (3) or HIS 105 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours14

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) completion 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


Semester 5Credit Hours
CHEM 202 (3.00) 3
CHEM 209 (1.00) 1
PSYC 302 (3.00) 3
PHYS 221 (3.00) 3
PHYS 223 (1.00) 1
PSYC 300+ Core Elective (3) 3
Total Credit Hours14
Semester 6Credit Hours
PHYS 222 (3.00) 3
PHYS 224 (1.00) 1
PSYC 300+ Core Elective (3) 3
PSYC 300+ Core Elective (3) 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 7Credit Hours
PSYC WR (3) 3
PSYC 300+ Elective (3) 3
HUM 300+ or NATS 300+ 3
Computer Programming Option (3) 3
PSYC 300+ Core Elective (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
PSYC 300+ Elective (3) 3
PSYC WR (3) 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Elective 300+ (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

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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