Jun 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Catalog

Psychology, Social Psychology Emphasis, B.A. Four-Year Course Plan


The four-year plans presented in this sample plan demonstrate the recommended sequencing and timing  of the required and elective components within each major, the assumption each course listed is worth 4 semester units (unless otherwise noted), and that lower and upper division common course GE requirements are maximized in sharing with your major, concentration, and Intellectual Experiences. In many cases, a student’s academic background will require variations in the timing of the coursework listed in the plan. All students are expected to work with their academic advisor to find their best pathway through the degree requirements of their chosen program. 

All General Education course options can be found here 

First Year

Fall Spring
PSY 001: Introduction to Psychology   PSY 010: Analysis of Psychological Data  
WRI 010: College Reading and Composition   Introductory Course
SPRK 001: Spark Seminar  or  SPRK 010: Spark Seminar   General Education: AREA A
General Education: AREA A General Education: Language

Second Year

Fall Spring
PSY 015: Research Methods in Psychology   Upper Division PSY Group A
General Education: AREA B Upper Division PSY
General Education: AREA B General Education: Crossroads
Lower or Upper Division Elective Lower or Upper Division Elective

Third Year

Fall Spring
WRI 101: Writing in the Disciplines: Psychology   PSY 156: Social Psychology  
Upper Division PSY Advanced Upper Division PSY
Upper Division PSY Emphasis Track Elective Lower or Upper Division Elective
Lower or Upper Division Elective Lower or Upper Division Elective

Fourth Year

Fall Spring
Upper Division PSY Group C Upper Division PSY Advanced
Upper Division PSY Emphasis Track Elective General Education: Culminating Experience
Lower or Upper Division Elective Lower or Upper Division Elective