Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 120 Credits)

This program prepares the students for entry level positions and advanced professional education in psychology. Students will be exposed to the major domains of psychology and will acquire a solid base of knowledge in each of these domains, as well as be able to integrate and apply knowledge and meet their career goals. Florida National University awards a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology upon completion of the program.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (42)

COMMUNICATIONS (12)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II **
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
  • ENC 3311
    Advanced Research and Writing
    3
HUMANITIES (6)
Credit Hours
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    6
BEHAVIORAL/ SOCIAL SCIENCE (6)
Credit Hours
  • DEP 2004
    Human Growth and Development
    3
  • PSY 1012
    General Psychology
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7)
Credit Hours
  • BSC 1010
    General Biology I
    3
  • BSC 1010L
    General Biology I Lab
    1
  • BSC 1081
    Basic Anatomy and Physiology
    3
MATHEMATICS (7)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics**
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     
COMPUTERS (4)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
CORE REQUIREMENTS (45)
Credit Hours
  • CLP 3143
    Abnormal Psychology
    3
  • CLP 3302
    Foundations of Clinical Psychology
    3
  • CLP 4414
    Behavior Modification
    3
  • DEP 3103
    Psychology of Childhood
    3
  • DEP 3305
    Adolescent Psychology
    3
  • DEP 3404
    Psychology of Aging
    3
  • EXP 3604
    Cognitive Processes
    3
  • PPE 3003
    Psychology of Personality
    3
  • PSB 3002
    Biological Basis of Behavior
    3
  • PSY 3213
    Psychological Research Methods
    3
  • PSY 4049
    Capstone Course
    3
  • PSY 4604
    History and Theories of Psychology
    3
  • SOP 3004
    Social Psychology
    3
  • SOP 3723
    Cross-cultural Issues in Psychology
    3
  • SOP 4702
    Psychology and Gender
    3
ELECTIVES (33)
Credit Hours
  • CCJ 2002
    Juvenile Delinquency
    3
  • CJL 2821
    Psychology Applied to Law
    3
  • CJE 3721
    Forensic Psychology
    3
  • CLP 2620
    Ethics in Psychology and Health
    3
  • CLP 4314
    Psychology of Health and Illness
    3
  • CLP 4433
    Psychological Tests and Measurements
    3
  • DEP 3202
    Psychology of Exceptional Children
    3
  • EXP 3404
    Psychology of Learning
    3
  • HSC 3143
    Substance Abuse Prevention
    3
  • INP 4004
    Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    3
  • PCO 4004
    Foundations of Counseling
    3
  • STA 2122
    Statistics for the Behavioral Science
    3
  • SYG 2000
    Principles of Sociology
    3
  • SYG 2430
    Marriage and the Family
    3

CONCENTRATIONS: (33)

Addition Studies Concentration (33)
Credit Hours
  • HSC 3143
    Substance Abuse Prevention
    3
  • HUS 2421
    Assessment and Treatment Planning in Addiction
    3
  • HUS 3105
    Introduction to Human Services
    3
  • HUS 3429
    Addiction Counseling
    3
  • HUS 3455
    Dual Diagnosis and Substance Abuse
    3
  • HUS 3465
    Relapse Prevention
    3
  • HUS 4321
    Case Management Problem Solving
    3
  • HUS 4407
    Substance Abuse and Aging
    3
  • HUS 4442
    Substance Abuse and the Family
    3
  • PCO 4242
    Introduction to Group Counseling
    3
  • PSB 4444
    Psychopharmacology
    3
Mental Health Concentration (33)
Credit Hours
  • CLP 4184
    Mental Health-Stress Management
    3
  • CLP 4314
    Psychology of Health and Illness
    3
  • CLP 4414
    Principles of Behavior Modification
    3
  • DEP 4220
    Autism Spectrum Disorders
    3
  • HSA 3412
    Cultural Diversity in Health Care
    3
  • HUS 3105
    Introduction to Human Services
    3
  • HUS 3302
    Basic Counseling Skills
    3
  • INP 4391
    Human Relations
    3
  • NUR 4516
    Crisis Intervention
    3
  • PCO 3313
    Assessment in Counseling
    3
  • SOW 3350
    Interviewing and Documentation
    3

The Addiction Studies and Mental Health concentrations can also be taken as standalone certificates as part of our certificate offerings for those interested in earning only a certificate in Addiction Studies and/or Mental Health.

All Credit Courses from within this division or any other division can be used as Suggested Electives.

NOTE: A total of up to 60 credits may be transferred from the General Education and/or Elective courses taken during a degree program. FNU reserves the right to transfer the appropriate courses.

*General Education Component

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

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