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 Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology

Major in Psychology - B.S. Pre-Med

Division of Arts and Sciences

Major Field – BS in Psychology

Pre-Med and Pre-Dental Sequence

Department Requirements:  Thirty-six (36) credit hours

(1)   P101 and P102 are prerequisites for all courses

(2)   P211 and K300 (take as early as possible; these are prerequisites for all advanced labs)

(3)   Area A (a minimum of three from the following: P325, P326, P327, P329, P335, P388, P407, P417)

(4)   Area B (a minimum of two from the following: P303, P314, P316, P319, P320, P324, P389, P423, P425, P430)

(5)   One advanced laboratory course: P421 (P: P320), P429 (P: P316 or P314),

      P435 (P: P335 or P438), P476 (P: P325or P326 or P388 or P417)

(6)   Two Psychology electives at the 300-400 level

Freshman Year
Fall Semester Cr. Hrs. Spring Semester Cr. Hrs.
P101  Introductory Psychology I 3 P102  Introductory Psychology II 3
C105  Principles of Chemistry 3 C106  Principles of Chemistry II 3
C125  Experimental Chemistry I 2 C126  Experimental Chemistry II 2
M125 or higher 3 Speech S121 3
S104 title: Pre-Professional Studies 1 Group IIIA  Phys/Life Sciences 5
Engl-W131 3
15 16
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester Cr. Hrs. Spring Semester Cr. Hrs.
P211  Experimental Methods in Psychology 3 P202Psychology Area A 3
K300  Statistical Techniques 3 L102  Intro to Biological Sciences II 4
L101  Intro to Biological Sciences I 4 Group IIIB  Soc/Beh Science 3
Open Elective 3 Group IIIC  Humanities 3
Group IIIB  Soc/Beh Science 3 Group IIIC  Humanities/Group IVB  Minority 3
16 16
Junior Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester 3
Psychology Area A 3 Psychology Area A 3
Psychology Area B 3 Psychology Area B 3
P201  General Physics I 5 P202  General Physics II 5
C341/343  Organic Chemistry I 5 C342/344  Organic Chemistry 5
16 16
Senior Year
Fall Semester Cr. Hrs. Spring Semester Cr. Hrs.
Psychology Area B 3 Psychology Elective 3
Psychology Advanced Lab (IW) 3 Group IIIA   Biochem/Biology Elective 4
Group III A  Biochem/Biology Elective 4 Group IIIC  Humanities 3
Group IIIB  Soc/Beh Science 3 Open Elective 3
13 13
One additional Intensive (IW) course is required, as well as 36 hours at the 300-400 level.  Students are urged to consult with departmental advisors frequently during their undergraduate years.  The recommendations listed should be viewed as a general outline or framework on which to plan a program of study.  Each student is responsible for planning his/her own program and for meeting the divisional and departmental degree requirements by the time he/she expects to be graduated.  Consult the IUN Bulletin for details and for courses that meet IIIA, IIIB, and IIIC and Culture requirements.