BS in Psychology Curriculum Plan


Curriculum Plan (2020-2021)

Please note that there may be other requirements for completion or options for elective and specialized courses. Please see the academic catalog for the full curriculum. Course offerings and sequence are subject to change.

  • University Success
  • Introduction to Biology + Lab
  • Math Concepts
  • Introduction to the Arts
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Composition 1 + 2
  • College Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Earth Sciences
  • Beginning Spanish 1 + 2
  • Intercultural Communication
  • World History: A Comparative Study
  • Abnormal Functioning
  • Physiology Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Trauma Informed Systems
  • Introduction to Professional Practice
  • Community Impact and Professional Practice
  • Applied Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Statistics Lab
  • Research Methods + Lab
  • Research Design
  • Personality
  • Diversity and Culture
  • Lifespan Development
  • Field Placement 1 + 2
  • Social Psychology and the Community
  • Senior Research Project
  • Scientific Foundations of Psychology: Biological Bases/Sensation and Perception
  • Fundamentals of Psychological Testing
  • Scientific Foundations of Psychology: Cognition and Affective/Conditioning and Learning
  • Interdisciplinary Elective Course (3 required courses in total)

Instruction may be provided on-ground, online or in hybrid modalities, and varies by program. For on-ground and hybrid programs, instruction is primarily provided at an Alliant campus; however, some instructional activities may take place off campus at a location appropriate for the particular activity, including, but not limited to, online courses or online portion of courses, internships, practicums, or field placement activities.

For online programs, instruction is provided online; however, some programs may include an in-person residency requirement at one of Alliant’s campuses. Additional instructional activities, including, but not limited to internships, practicums, or field placement activities may take place at a location appropriate for the particular activity.


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