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Four Year Academic Pathways to Success -Bachelor of Arts

Psychology BA                     Four Year Academic Pathway
Year 1

Fall

Spring

Benchmark RequirementsPsyc 100

Stat 121, 350, 351, 355, or 451

Psyc 211

 

University Requirements ENGL 100 (or equivalent) and a credit-bearing math course to be completed within the first year of academic study.

Credits Grade Credits Grade
Eng 100

3

Psyc MD* (200, 230, or 285) (SS)

3

Stat 121, 350, 351, 355 or 451 (M)

4

Psyc 211

3

Psyc 100 (SS)

4

GEP – S (non-lab)

3

GEP – AH

3

GEP – AH

3

GEP – SS (Non-Psyc)

3

Total

14

Total

15

Year 2

Fall

Spring

Benchmark Requirements Psyc 311 Credits Grade Credits Grade
Psyc 311

4

Psyc MD* ( 200 or 300 level)

4

GEP – S+lab

4

Psyc MD* (200 or 300 level)

3

Lang 101

4

Lang 102

4

GEP – C

3

GEP – C

3

PE

(1.5)

PE

(1.5)

Lower Level Elective

3

Total

15

Total

17

Year 3

Fall

Spring

Benchmark  Requirements300 Level Psyc Elective

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Credits Grade Credits Grade
Lang 201 (L)

4

Lower Level Elective

3

Psyc MD* (300 level)

3

Lower Level Elective

3

Lower Level Elective

3

Lower Level Elective

3

Lower Level Elective

3

Psyc MD* (300 level)

3

300 Level Psyc Elective

3

Psyc MD* (300 level)

3

Total

16

Total

15

Year 4

Fall

Spring

Benchmark Requirements 400  Level Psyc Elective (WI)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Credits Grade Credits Grade
Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Upper Level Elective

3

400 Level Psyc Elective (WI)

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Total

15

Total

15

Total =122

 

Psychology BA                   Four Year Academic Pathway
University Requirements Major Requirements
GEP / GFR (pre Summer 2007 higher ed start)
Requirements: Course Credits Grade Benchmark Requirements Year Credits Grade
Arts & Humanities (AH) see Note below 3 Psyc 100

1

4

Arts & Humanities (AH) 3 Stat 121, 350, 351, 355, or 451

1

4

Arts & Humanities (AH) 3 Psyc 211

1

3

Social Sciences (SS) see Note below Psyc 100 3 Psyc 311

2

3

Social Sciences (SS) Psyc  211 3 300 Level Psyc Elective

3

3

Social Sciences (SS) 3 400 Level Psyc Elective (WI)

4

3

Sciences (S) – with lab 4
Lab
Sciences (S) – with or without lab 3
Math (M)  [GFR = (MS)] Stat 3
Language (L) – through 201 level _      201 4
Global Culture (C) [GFR may replace w/ 2nd lang] 3
Global Culture (C) – GEP BA only 3
Writing Intensive (WI) 400 Level Psyc 3
Physical Ed (PE) – Institutional credit only 1.5
Physical Ed (PE) – Institutional credit only 1.5
Note: AH & SS from at least 2 disciplines for GEP/ AH & SS from at most 2 disciplines for GFR
Additional UMBC Graduation Requirements: Other Requirements:    Course Credits Grade
   At least 120 academic credits “LC” Major Domain

1

3

   At least 30 credits earned at UMBC “SPA” Major Domain

1

3

   At least 45 upper level credits (300 and 400 level) “BBB” Major Domain

1

3

   At least 2.0 GPA “D” Major Domain

1

3

“CDC” Major Domain

1

3

“A” Major Domain

1

3

 

*One course from each of the following six Major Domains (MD) must be chosen.  Up to three of the six chosen domain courses may be at the 200 level.

 

Major Domain Acronyms Defined:

 

“LC”        Learning and Cognition

“SPA”      Social, Personality, and Abnormal

“BBB”      Biological Basis of Behavior

“D”          Development

“CDC”     Culture, Diversity, and Context

“A”          Applied

 

Please refer to our Major Requirements Checklist available on our website:  psychology.umbc.edu for further information.