Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 41

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
PSY 111 The Logic and Psychology of Critical Thinking 1 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Semester
PSY 171 Quantitative Reasoning in Psychology 5 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
PSY 200 General Psychology (GE Area D: D1) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective or Minor Courses– Take Three 4 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
PSY 303 Psychology: The Major and the Profession 1
PSY 371 Psychological Statistics 3
Basic Area Courses- Take Two 6,9 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units16
Sixth Semester
PSY 400 Introduction to Research in Psychology 3
Basic Area Course 6 3
Major Elective 7 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
PSY 305GW Contemporary Issues in Psychology - GWAR 3
Basic Area Course 6 3
Major Elective 7 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
PSY 690 Future Directions for Psychology Majors 1
Basic Area Courses– Take Two 6 6
Major Elective 7 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 5
 Units15
 Total Units121-123