Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Pre-Occupational Therapy)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 44-45 sch    Minor (optional)

PSYCH.BS       CIP Code: 42.0101.00

The Pre-Occupational Therapy Track is designed to prepare students for advanced degree work in allied health fields such as Occupational Therapy. Prerequisites for admission in to the Occupational Therapy Program at TWU are embedded within the degree plan. Please see the graduate catalog for more information about admission into the Occupational Therapy program at TWU including guaranteed admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

PSY 1603Developmental Psychology3
PSY 2013Professional Development in Psychology3
PSY 2023Social Psychology3
PSY 2303Applied Statistics3
PSY 2513Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 3354Experimental Psychology4
PSY 4013Health Psychology3
PSY 4103
PSY 4101
Cognitive Psychology
and Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
4
PSY 4133Physiological Psychology3
PSY Electives (2000 level or higher)6
PSY Electives (3000 level or higher)3
Applied Psychology Electives (Cluster A: PSY 3163/3161, PSY 3933, PSY 4013, PSY 4023, PSY 4183, PSY 4153, PSY 4173, PSY 4763, PSY 4933)3
Basic Psychology (Cluster B; PSY/PHIL 3123, PSY 3333, PSY 3943, PSY 4103/4101, PSY 4113, PSY 4133)3
Total Semester Credit Hours44

Departmental Requirements

ZOOL 2011Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory1
ZOOL 2021Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory1
KINS 3623Scientific Foundations of Human Movement3
HS 3033Medical Terminology3
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
4
PHIL 3053Ethics (or PHIL 3073)3
or PHIL 3083 Ethics and Feminism
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I (may be applied from core)3
ZOOL 2013Human Anatomy and Physiology I (may be applied from core)3
ZOOL 2023Human Anatomy and Physiology II (may be applied from core)3
PHIL 2033Logic and Critical Thinking3
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology3
WS 3733Psychology of Women3
or PSY 3733 Psychology of Women
Elective 1
Total Semester Credit Hours34
First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Math or Wellness CAO Core2
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
( BIOL 2301, BIOL 2401) and ( BIOL 2101)4
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
PSY 1603Developmental Psychology PSYC 23143
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 1342, MATH 14423
PSY 2013Professional Development in Psychology 3
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
( BIOL 2302, BIOL 2402) and ( BIOL 2102)4
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
FallTCCN
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
PHIL 2033Logic and Critical Thinking PHIL 23033
PSY 2513Abnormal Psychology 3
KINS 3623Scientific Foundations of Human Movement 3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
PSY 2023Social Psychology PSYC 2319, SOCI 23263
PSY 2303Applied Statistics PSYC 23173
HS 3033Medical Terminology 3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
PSY 3354Experimental Psychology 4
PSY 3733 (rec. for core)Psychology of Women 3
Psychology Elective (2000 level or above)3
Psychology Elective (2000 level or above)3
 Semester Credit Hours 13
SpringTCCN
Psychology Elective (3000 level or above)3
Minor or Elective3
3 semester credit hours from Cluster B - Basic Psychology Electives3
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
4
Minor or Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
PSY 4013Health Psychology 3
PSY 4133Physiological Psychology 3
Minor or Elective3
Minor or Elective3
Minor or Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
Select three semester credit hours from the following:3
Ethics PHIL 2306 
Bioethics  
Ethics and Feminism  
PSY 4103
PSY 4101
Cognitive Psychology
and Cognitive Psychology Laboratory
4
3 semester credit hours from Cluster A - Applied Psychology Electives3
Minor or Elective4
 Semester Credit Hours 14
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

Please Note:  3 semester credit hour Global Perspectives graduation requirement must be obtained through core courses, PSY 4183, or elective semester credit hours.

Must meet 36 advanced semester credit hour requirement.