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College: Arts and Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: Psychology
Concentration: Child Psychology
Effective Term: Fall 2021
The Osprey Map provides a term-by-term sample schedule for each undergraduate academic program at the University of North Florida. It is designed to guide students in the selection of courses each term. The "Mile Marker" courses in the right-hand column are those courses that should be completed before or by the end of that term. Following the sample schedule, and completing the mile marker courses at the appropriate point of your undergraduate career, will facilitate graduation in four years. The term-by-term model assumes full-time enrollment. For students enrolled part-time, the sample schedule and mile markers should be followed based on the number of credits completed. The Osprey Map should be used in consultation with an academic advisor.

Psychology may be defined as the scientific study of the behavior of humans and animals. The goal of the Department of Psychology is to help students understand the history, methods, and philosophy of the differing approaches to the study of behavior. Students choosing the concentration in Child Psychology will have an opportunity to acquire a breadth of knowledge in the area of Child Psychology and gain hands on experiences through research and/or practicum experiences. Visit the Psychology Department webpage for additional information. Students should also consult a Psychology Department faculty member for questions related to the major and continuing their education in the field of psychology.

Career Planning
Engaging in career planning activities is significant to student success. UNF offers customized career centers to deliver targeted programs, events, services and resources. First-Year students should visit the Career Services webpage and Sophomore or higher level students with a declared COAS major should visit the College of Arts and Sciences Career Success Center.

Students should refer to their personalized Degree Evaluation provided by an advisor and to other university resources for additional university and college-specific policies. Visit the undergraduate university catalog for more information.

Summer terms may be utilized to facilitate graduation in four years.

  • Visit the university catalog for a list of General Education requirements. An Associate in Arts (AA) degree from a Florida public university, state college or community college satisfies UNF general education and Gordon Rule requirements. Math selection for First Time in College (FTIC) students is contingent upon Math Placement exam results, the student’s major and credit received through accelerated mechanisms (Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Dual Enrollment, etc). If selecting a Philosophy course for university General Education, students are strongly encouraged to take PHI 2100 Critical Thinking: Art of Reason.

  • Major Elective options: Students must select one course from DEP4104 Advanced Child Psychology OR DEP4304 Advanced Adolescent Psychology. Students must select one course from CLP4134 Childhood Psychopathology OR DEP4060 Applied Developmental Psychology. DEP4104 and CLP4134 are offered Fall terms. DEP4304 and DEP4060 are offered Spring terms.

  • The following Major Elective options require departmental permission/instructor consent. Students must select a total of 3 credits from any combination of the following Major Electives. Credit hours may be taken in a single term or over multiple terms: PSY4945 Practicum in Applied Psychology, PSY3911 Supervised Research, PSY4906 Directed Individual Study and PSY4904 Honors Research. Consult an academic advisor for more information.

  • All BA students in the College of Arts and Sciences are required to complete the foreign language or foreign culture requirement with grades of C or higher. Visit the Foreign Language/Foreign Culture section of the university catalog for important information. Students opting to complete the 8 semester hours of foreign language must select one sequence of Spanish, French, Chinese, German or American Sign Language. Part 1 of languages are typically offered in the fall and part 2 in the spring. Foreign Culture (FC) Option: students who successfully completed 2 years of foreign language in high school have the option to take foreign culture courses instead of college level foreign language. Foreign cultures contain (FC) in the course title. A complete list of foreign culture courses can be found in the Arts & Sciences Advising Office.

  • A minor is required for this degree. The minor must be selected from the list of approved minors, including those outside the college of the major. See a list of minors in the undergraduate catalog. Minors are generally completed during the last 60 hrs of your program. Your minor may require prerequisites, so choosing a minor early is beneficial. See your academic advisor to declare a minor. Double majors are exempt from a minor.

  • Civic Literacy Requirement: Prior to graduation from a Florida state university, students must demonstrate competency in civic literacy through successful completion of a civic literacy course (AMH 2020 or POS 2041) and by achieving a passing score on an assessment. Consult an academic advisor, the university catalog and visit the Civic Literacy webpage for additional information.

  • A minimum of 120 hours (48 hours at the upper 3000/4000 level) is required for the bachelor's degree. Students may need to complete Free Elective credit at the upper level (3000/4000) to satisfy the minimum 48 semester hours of upper level hours for graduation. For additional information visit the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office webpage.
 
Term 1: Attempted Hours 0-15
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select a General Education Math Course 3  
   
Select a Biology course (Recommend BSC1005/1005L 4  
Principles of Biology with Lab - Program Prerequisite)  
   
PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology (Program Prerequisite) 3  
   
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 2  
   
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 2: Attempted Hours 16-30
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
ENC1101 (GW) Audience and Purpose OR ENC1143 (GW) Writing with Evidence and Style 3  
   
Select one: additional 1000/2000 Level Psychology 3  
Prereq Course (Recommend DEP2002 Child/Adolescent Psych  
Other Prefix options: CLP/DEP/EAB/EXP/INP/PCO/PPE/PSB/PSY)  
   
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
   
Total Hours: 15
 
Summer 1
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
 
Term 3: Attempted Hours 31-45
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
ENC1101 (GW) Audience and Purpose OR ENC1143 (GW) Writing with Evidence and Style 3  
(Select the English course not taken in Term 2)  
   
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
   
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
   
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 4: Attempted Hours 46-60
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select a third Gen Ed Written Communication Course (See 3  
Degree Evaluation)  
   
STA2014 (GM)Elem Statistics-Health/SS (Program Prerequisite) 3  
   
Select a General Education Course (See Degree Evaluation) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
   
Select a Free Elective(If needed to satisfy 120 total hours) 3  
   
Total Hours: 15
 
Summer 2
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
  PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology Minimum Grade C
  Additional Psychology Course at 1000/2000 level Min Grade C
  Elementary Statistics Course Minimum Grade C
  Biology Course Minimum Grade C
 
Term 5: Attempted Hours 61-75
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
PSY3021 Prof Opportunities in PSYC (Course is Graded as Pass/Fail) 1  
   
PSY3213 Research Methods in Psychology (Must be completed prior to Experimental Psychology Course) 3  
PSY3213L Research Methods Lab (Must be completed prior to Experimental Psychology Course) 1  
Students must take PSY213 and 3213L in the same Term  
   
DEP3054 Lifespan Developmental Psych (Offered every Term) 3  
   
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
   
Select a Foreign Language OR Foreign Culture Course 3 - 4  
(Consult your Academic Advisor regarding options)  
   
Total Hours: 14 - 15
 
Term 6: Attempted Hours 76-90
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
CLP4143 Psychology of Abnormal Behavr (Offered every Term) 3   PSY3213/3213L Research Mthds in Psych with Lab Min Grades C
    PSY3021 Prof Opportunities in PSYC Minimum Grade P
Select one Experimental Psych Course (See approved 4   General Education Requirements
list of courses in the university catalog)   Civic Literacy Requirement
   
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
   
Select a Foreign Language OR Foreign Culture Course 3 - 4  
(Consult your Academic Advisor regarding options)  
   
Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 3  
   
Total Hours: 16 - 17
 
Summer 3
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
 
Term 7: Attempted Hours 91-105
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select one (3 credit) Concentration Major Elective: 3   Experimental Psych Course Minimum Grade C
   
Two Options: (1)DEP4104 Advanced Child  
Psychology or DEP4304 Advanced Adolescent  
Psychology OR (2)CLP4134 Childhood Psychopath  
or DEP4060 Applied Developmental Psychology (See  
previous page for course availability information)  
   
Select one (1-3 credit) Concentration Major Elective: 3  
   
NOTE: the Concentration Major Electives listed below  
require Departmental Permission for registration:  
(See an academic advisor for more information)  
   
PSY4945 Practicum in Applied Psychology, PSY3911 Supervised  
Rsrch, PSY4906 Directed Individual Study or PSY4904 Honors  
Research (Total of 3 credits may be completed in one  
term or over multiple terms)  
   
Select a Major Requirement (See approved list of 3  
Psychology Major Requirements in the university catalog)  
   
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
   
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
   
Total Hours: 15
 
Term 8: Attempted Hours 106-120
Schedule Credit Hours   Mile Markers
Select one (3 credit) Concentration Major Elective: 3  
   
Two Options: (1)DEP4104 Advanced Child  
Psychology or DEP4304 Advanced Adolescent  
Psychology OR (2)CLP4134 Childhood Psychopath  
or DEP4060 Applied Developmental Psychology (See  
previous page for course availability information)  
   
Select a Major Requirement (See approved list of 3  
Psychology Major Requirements in the university catalog)  
   
Select a Major Requirement (See approved list of 3  
Psychology Major Requirements in the university catalog)  
   
Select a Minor Course (See university catalog for 3  
list of approved Minors)  
   
Select a 3000/4000 level Free Elective (If needed) 3  
   
Total Hours: 15
Total Program Hours: 120
The Osprey Map is not a contract between the University of North Florida and the student. It should be used as a general guide for the purpose of meeting requirements and constructing course schedules. The Map may be altered periodically to meet the objectives of the academic program or the university.

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