Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Psychology (B.S.) Articulation with Northwest State Community College, Requirements & 2-Yr Plan


Program Requirements


  1. Completion of the A.S. degree with specified courses from Northwest State Community College.
  2. Student earned a course grade of “C-” or better in every course accepted for transfer, and have earned a 2.0 or greater cumulative GPA based on a 4-point scale.
  3. Student admitted to PFW.
  4. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better for graduation. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- or better in all PSY courses for credit towards their degree. Classes below a C- may be retaken for a qualifying grade as needed.  
  5. All students in the Psychology (B.S.)  ​program are expected to meet the same student learning outcomes and program requirements. Additional program requirements exist for all students in the degree.
  6. Complete Supplemental Assessments and Exit Exam as required for graduation: a) FOCUS career guidance tool and a Career Development Center session to review the results (during PSY 14000); b) Career Development Center session to review resume or curriculum vitae (during junior year); c) Career Development Center session focused on cover letter review, personal statement review, or mock interview (during senior year); and d) pass the Psychology Exit Exam.
  7. Students are recommended to work closely with the Department’s lead advisor and the College of Science’s advisor to be sure they are satisfying the graduation requirements for the degree and adhering to all academic policies.  

Supporting Courses (30 credits)


  • General Education Capstone course  Cr. 3.
  • Human Diversity and International Relations course  Cr. 3.
  • Select three (3) courses in Science or Math or Computer Science or Social Science  Cr. 9.
  • Select five (5) Free elective courses  Cr. 15

Psychology Courses


Elective Course (3 credits)


  • PSY course at the 2000+ level  Cr. 3.

2-Year Plan


This plan is an example only.  Please see your advisor to develop your individualized plan.  Course rotation and course offerings are subject to change based on faculty availability and enrollment minimums.

Fall 3rd Year:


Total Credits: 15


Spring 3rd Year:


Total Credits: 15


Fall 4th Year:


Total Credits: 15


Spring 4th Year:


  • Applied/Methodological Psychology Course  Cr. 3.
  • PSY Capstone Course  Cr. 3.
  • Free Elective  Cr. 3.
  • Free Elective  Cr. 3.
  • Free Elective  Cr. 3.
  • PSY Exit Exam  Cr. 0.

Total Credits: 15


Total Program Credits (AS+BS): 120