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Applied Psychology - Bachelor of Science Degree
124 Semester Hours
Fundamental General Education Core (24 hours)
Choose a minimum of 3 semester hours from:
- WRIT 120 - COLLEGE WRITING (4)
Choose a minimum of three semester hours from:
(At least one mathematics or statistics course beyond the level of intermediate algebra)
- MATH 160 - COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4)
- MATH 180 - APPLIED CALCULUS (4)
- MATH 210 - FINITE MATHEMATICS (4)
- MATH 215 - STATISTICAL CONCEPTS (4) 1
- MATH 220 - BUSINESS CALCULUS (4)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Choose a minimum of 6 semester hours from:
- PSYC 110 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (4)
Choose additional coursework from the Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology disciplines or PUAD 295 American Government in Action.
Arts and Humanities
Additional General Education Requirements (12 hours)
Professional Core (28 hours)
RESEARCH WRITING: EXPLORING PROFESSIONAL IDENTITIES
OR WRIT 320 - BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WRITING (4)
Select 24 hours from the following subject areas:
University Electives (32 hours)
Any undergraduate courses offered by the University except developmental education courses.
Major Area (28 hours)
COMMUNICATION IN GROUPS AND TEAMS
OR SOCL 210 - PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY (4)
- PSYC 310 - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (4)
- PSYC 315 - APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY: THEORY TO PRACTICE (4)
COACHING IN ORGANIZATIONS
OR SOCL 355 - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH (4)
- PSYC 420 - ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION IN ORGANIZATIONS (4)
- PSYC 495 - APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY CAPSTONE (4)
- SOCL 335 - APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS (4)
All students are required to pass College Writing (WRIT 120), either Basic Learning Strategies (PF 121) or Learning Strategies (PF 321) and either Speech Communication (SPCH 100) or Interpersonal Communication (COMM 150) prior to enrolling in any other course at the 200 level or above. Either PF 121 or PF 321 must be taken prior to the first BLF course, or it may be taken concurrently with the first 15-week BLF course. Students who enroll at Franklin with 30 or fewer hours of transfer credit are required to pass Basic Learning Strategies (PF 121) in place of Learning Strategies (PF 321). Students must also meet the University algebra competency requirement.
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