Programs

At the undergraduate level, the department offers the Bachelor of Arts degree and the Bachelor of Science degree.


MAJOR in psychology consists of a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours, inclusive of the following CORE courses: PSY 2012, PSY 3204, EXP 3704C, SOP 3782, CLP 4142, and PSY 4604.

MINOR in psychology consists of a minimum of eighteen (18) semester hours, inclusive of PSY 2012 and SOP 3782.

 

Undergraduate, BA

Both of the psychology degrees at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University can help prepare you for advanced studies. Keep in mind that the bachelor of arts includes a foreign language requirement, (12) semester hours.

Fall Semester

  • ENC 1101 Freshman Communicative Skills I (3)
  • MAC 1105 College Algebra (3) *
  • SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I (3) w/Lab or FRE 
  • BSC any level* (3)

Total: 13

 

Spring Semester

  • ENC 1102 Freshman Communicative Skills II (3)
  • STA 2023 Introduction to Probability and Statistics I (3) **
  • SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II (3,1) w/Lab or FRE 
  • PSY 2012 Introduction To Psychology (3) *
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 16

Fall Semester

  • DEP 2004 Human Growth And Development (3) or EDP 2002 Educational Psychology (3)  *
  • ENC 2300 Improving Writing Competency (3) or ENC 2300 (3)  or ENC 3243 (3)  or ENC 3320 (3) ***
  • FRE or SPN 2120 French or Spanish lecture & lab (4)
  • AMH 2091 Introduction to African-American History (3) or AFA 3104 The African Amer Exp (3) 
  • Humanities Elective (3)

Total: 16

 

Spring Semester

  • CGS 2060C Computer Literacy I (3)
  • SOP 3782 Black Psychology (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)
  • Social Science Elective (3)
  • Natural Science Elective (3)

Total: 15

Fall Semester

  • PSY 3213 Research Design Meth (3)
  • PSY 3204 Psychological Statistics (3) **
  • General Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • Minor (3)

Total: 15

 

Spring Semester

  • EXP 3704C Experimental Psychology (4) ***
  • Psychology Elective (3)
  • Minor  (3)
  • Minor  (3)
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 16

Fall Semester

  • CLP 4143 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • Psychology Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • Minor (3)

Total: 15

 

Spring Semester

Total: 15

 

Undergraduate, BS

 

Fall Semester

  • ENC 1101 Freshman Communicative Skills I (3)
  • MAC 1105 College Algebra (3) *
  • BSC any level (3) *
  • Humanities Core (3) 
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 15

 

Spring Semester

  • ENC 1102 Freshman Communicative Skills II (3)
  • STA 2023 Introduction to Probability and Statistics I (3) **
  • PSY 2012 Introduction To Psychology (3) *
  • General Elective (3)
  • CGS 2060C Computer Literacy I (3)

Total: 15

Fall Semester

  • DEP 2004 Human Growth And Development (3) or EDP 2002 Educational Psychology (3) *
  • ENC 2300 Improving Writing Competency (3) or ENC 3243 Technical Writing (3)  or ENC 3320 Advanced Composition (3) ***
  • Humanities Elective (3)
  • AMH 2091 Introduction to African-American History (3) or AFA 3104 The African Amer Exp (3) 
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 15

 

Spring Semester

  • SOP 3782 Black Psychology (3)
  • Natural Science Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • Social Science Elective (3)

Total: 15

Fall Semester

  • PSY 3213 Research Design Meth (3)
  • PSY 3204 Psychological Statistics (3) **
  • Minor (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 15

 

Spring Semester

  • EXP 3704C Experimental Psychology (4) ***
  • CLP 4143 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 16

Fall Semester

  • PSY 4604 History of Psychology (3)
  • Psychology Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • Minor (3)

Total: 15

 

Spring Semester

  • Psychology Elective (3)
  • Psychology Elective (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • General Elective (3)
  • General Elective (3)

Total: 15

 

* Must pass these classes with a “C” or better prior to declaring a major in psychology.
** STA 2023 is a prerequisite to PSY 3204
*** ENC 2300 or ENC 3243 or ENC 3320 is a prerequisite to EXP 3704C 

 

Graduate

Explore mental health issues in a multicultural context through this graduate degree, which involves an internship and either a thesis or research project.

  • PSY 6206 Advanced Psychological Statistics, Measurement And Evaluation (3)
  • PSY 6216 Research Methods (3)
  • PSY 6064 Proseminar In Advanced General Psychology (3)
  • PPE 6055 Theories Of Personality (3)
  • SPS 6191 Psycho-edu Assesment I (4)
  • CLP 6166 Psychopathology (3)
  • SPS 6206 Intervention Techniques (3)
  • CLP 6445 Individual Personality Testing (4)
  • CYP 6936 Seminar In Community Psychology (3)
  • CYP 6938 Advanced Seminar In Black Psychology (3)
  • SPS 6931 Ethics And Law For Sch Psy (3)
  • CYP 6948 Internship In Community Psychology (6-12)
  • THESIS TRACK:

    • PSY 6970 Thesis I (1-6)
    • PSY 6971 Thesis II  (1-6)
  • PROFESSIONAL TRACK:

    • PSY 6910 Directed Indiv Study (1-6)

 

Minors & Certificates

If you are already thinking of taking an introduction to psychology or black psychology course, you may want to obtain a minor in the field.

  • Psychology Minor: PSY 2012 is a prerequisite to a minor in psychology. Coursework consists of a minimum of eighteen (18) additional semester hours, inclusive of SOP 3782.

 

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