Pathway for Psychology Majors: BS/JD Option

The pathway for Psychology majors allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in year four. Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I
Seminar for Freshmen         
Mathematics
Social Science (Psych 114)*

Spring
First Year Writing II         
Quantitative Reasoning (Psych 215)**
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry
Psychology Bases Group Option

Year 2

Fall
Literature
STE 
Psychology 216 (Methods)
Psychology Bases Group Option

Spring
Humanities/History
Science + Lab
Cultural Diversity A or B***
Neurological and Biological Bases Option

Year 3

Fall
Humanities/History
Psychology Elective 
Psychology Applied Course Requirement   

Spring
Cultural Diversity A or B***
Psychology Senior or Honors Seminar
Psychology Elective

* Although numerous courses satisfy the Social Science requirement, Psychology majors fulfill the requirement by completing General Psychology (Psych 114)

** Although numerous courses satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning requirement, Psychology majors fulfill the requirement by completing Behavioral Statistics (Psych 215)

*** Based on availability, selected courses may be double counted to satisfy the Cultural Diversity requirements and to fulfill other Core or Major requirements, allowing for additional free electives