BA in Psychology Credit Distribution

BA in Social Sciences Credit Distribution

BS in Human Services Credit Distribution



BA in Psychology Credit Distribution

BA in Psychology Degree Template
Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • Math Course
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(6)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Humanities
(3)
  • Social Science
(3)
  • Natural Science
(3)
  • Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science or Interdisciplinary
(9)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Other Ethics or Diversity Course
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Area of Study: Psychology 33
A. Required Courses 9
  • Introduction to Psychology
(3)
  • Statistics
(3)
  • Experimental Psychology
(3)
B. Capstone 3
  • LIB-495 Liberal Arts Capstone
(3)
C. Psychology Electives* 
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology Relations
  • Group Dynamics
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personality
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Psychology of Addiction
  • Psychology of Adulthood
  • Psychology of Aging
  • Psychology of Death & Dying
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Psychology of Love & Interpersonal
  • Psychology of Minority Experience
  • Sensation & Perception
  • Social Psychology
  • Tests and Measurements
21
D. Requirements  
  • Courses transferred to Thomas Edison State College are equated to the following levels: 100, 200, 300 or 400. A minimum of 18 credits equating to 300 or 400 are required.
 
III. Free Electives 27
Total 120

 

*This list is a guide. Other psychology courses may be appropriate for the area of study.

Note 1:
The following TECEP® exam, DANTES exam or Guided Study course may be used as an elective in the psychology area of study.

  • SOS-301-TE Alcohol Abuse: Fundamental Facts (3 credits)
  • SOS-303-TE Substance Abuse: Fundamental Facts (3 credits)
  • SOS-305-DE Drug and Alcohol Abuse (3 credits)
  • SOS-304-GS Drugs and Society (3 credits)

Note 2: SOS-304-GS Drugs and Society DUPLICATES SOS-303-TE Substance Abuse: Fundamental Facts AND SOS-305-DE Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

BA in Social Sciences Credit Distribution

BA in Social Sciences Degree Template
Required courses Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • Math Course
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(6)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Humanities
(3)
  • Social Science
(3)
  • Natural Science
(3)
  • Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science or Interdisciplinary
(9)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Other Ethics or Diversity Course
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Area of Study: Social Sciences 33
A. REQUIREMENTS
  1. Students complete 33 credits in the social sciences concentration.
  2. At least three different subjects must be included which provide for breadth of knowledge in the social sciences. Also, students must earn at least 12 credits in one subject area. A maximum of 18 credits can be earned in any one subject area in order to have a balanced interdisciplinary concentration.
  3. Courses transferred to Thomas Edison State College are equated to the following levels: 100, 200, 300 or 400. A maximum of two college- level courses equating to the 100 level can be applied toward the area of concentration. A minimum of 18 credits equating to 300 or 400 Thomas Edison State College courses are required.
  4. LIB-495 Liberal Arts Capstone is required

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXAMPLE I 30
  • Psychology
(12)
  • Sociology
(12)
  • History
(6)
EXAMPLE II 30
  • Economics
(15)
  • Political Science
(9)
  • Anthropology
(6)
EXAMPLE III 30
  • Labor Studies
(12)
  • Archaeology
(3)
  • Geography
(15)
III. Free Electives 27
Total 120

 

Note 1: Any of the following areas are considered social sciences and may be used as a subject area in the concentration: anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, labor studies, political science, psychology, sociology.

Note 2: The following subject areas are interdisciplinary: African-American studies; American studies; Asian studies; environmental studies; urban studies; women's studies. Courses from any of these interdisciplinary subject areas may be applied toward an appropriate subject area in the concentration only if the content is related to social sciences.

BS in Human Services Credit Distribution

BS in Human Services Degree Template
Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • Math course
(3)
  • Introduction to Computers
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(3)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Humanities
(3)
  • Introduction to Sociology (SOC-101)
(3)
  • Introduction to Psychology (PSY-101)
(3)
  • Natural Science
(3)
  • Humanities/Social Science/Natural Science/Math or Interdisciplinary
(6)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Cultural Diversity in the US (SOC-322)
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Ethics or Diversity Course
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Concentration in Human Services 54
A. Core Requirements 30
  • Theoretical Foundation* (i.e. PSY 211 Dev. Psyc)
(9)
  • Intervention* (i.e. PSY 331 Intro Counseling)
(6)
  • Client Populations* (i.e. PSY 350 Abnormal Psyc)
(6)
  • Research (i.e. SOS 492 Research Methods)
(3)
  • Management (i.e. MAN 301 Prin. Of Management)
(6)
B. Professional Track 18
18 credits at the 300-400 level in one area of study such as gerontology, administration, mental health, administration of justice, emergency disaster services  
C. Capstone Course 6
III. Free Electives 6
Total 120

 

*Theoretical Foundation courses include those pertaining to theory, knowledge and skills of the human services profession

*Intervention courses include those which emphasize theory and knowledge bases for interventions and criteria for selection of appropriate interventions

*Client Population courses include those which emphasize the range of populations served and needs addressed by human services professionals.

  • Theoretical Foundation courses include those pertaining to theory, knowledge and skills of the human services profession.
  • Intervention courses include those which emphasize theory and knowledge bases for interventions and criteria for selection of appropriate interventions.
  • Client Population courses include those which emphasize the range of populations served and the needs addressed by human services professionals.

Earning Credit in Your Professional Track:
Some courses in the professional track may be completed with Thomas Edison State College and/or courses from other colleges. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and/or examinations may also be used.

Some professional tracks selected by students include:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Child Development Services
  • Community Services
  • Emergency Disaster Services
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services
  • Legal Services
  • Social Services.

 

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