Psychology (B.S.) with Teacher Certification and Concentration in Child Education

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110World Civilization I3
HST 111World Civilization II3
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
BSC 340Brain and Behavior3
PSY 101Introductory Psychology3
PSY 201Intro to Research Methods4
PSY 215Child and Adolescent Development3
PSY 250Cognition 23
or PSY 270 Learning
PSY 301Psychological Testing3
PSY 315Childhood Disorders3
Senior Seminar - Select one of the following:3
PSY 402 - 449
Departmental Honors in Psychology
Psychology Electives6
Major Support Requirements
MTH 110Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab)3
or MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)
MTH 112Introduction to Statistics II3
Education Requirements:
EDU 105Teaching in a Diverse Society3
EDU 120Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev0
EDU 121Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification0
EDU 122Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification0
EDU 150Contemporary Perspectives on Special Ed3
EDU 205Childhood Learning and Special Needs3
EDU 225Assessment & Decision Making for Equity/Inclusion3
EDU 305Prin & Methods of Multicultural Literacy3
EDU 315Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclusive Clsrm 33
EDU 365Adapting Literacy Lrn Stu W/Spec Needs 33
EDU 375Strategies & Technol for Inclusive Clsrm3
EDU 405Preservice Clinical Teaching Seminar 43
EDU 430Supervised Preservice Teach/Grades 1-6 46
EDU 431Supervised Preservice Teach (SPE 1-6) 46
Total Credit Hours128

Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.


Although students may take either PSY 250 Cognition or PSY 270 Learning, both are strongly encouraged.


Must have junior status to take


Student teaching semester is in the spring of senior year. No other coursework may be taken during the student teaching semester.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 1 3
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 3
MTH 110 Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab) 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
EDU 105 Teaching in a Diverse Society 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 1 3
PSY 201 Intro to Research Methods 4
MTH 112 Introduction to Statistics II 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
Theology 3
PSY 215 Child and Adolescent Development 3
EDU 205 Childhood Learning and Special Needs 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
EDU 150 Contemporary Perspectives on Special Ed 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
PSY 250
or Learning
EDU 225 Assessment & Decision Making for Equity/Inclusion 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
EDU 315 Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclusive Clsrm 3
EDU 305 Prin & Methods of Multicultural Literacy 3
PSY 301 Psychological Testing 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
EDU 375 Strategies & Technol for Inclusive Clsrm 3
EDU 365 Adapting Literacy Lrn Stu W/Spec Needs 3
EDU 376 Managing Environ for Stu W/ Disabilities 3
PSY 315 Childhood Disorders 3
BSC 340 Brain and Behavior 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
Religion 3
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
PSY Senior Seminar 3
PSY Elective 3
PSY Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
EDU 405 Preservice Clinical Teaching Seminar 3
EDU 430 Supervised Preservice Teach/Grades 1-6 6
EDU 431 Supervised Preservice Teach (SPE 1-6) 6
EDU 120 Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev 0
EDU 121 Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification 0
EDU 122 Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification 0
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours121

EAC must be foreign language course.

Must complete Core DIV and VPA requirement