BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, BIOLOGY
PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR, UC DAVIS
REQUIREMENTS FOR DECLARING MAJOR:
Completion of the following 4 courses with a combined GPA of 2.50. All courses must be taken for a letter grade:
Preparatory Subject Matter
UPPER DIVISION PSYCHOLOGY COURSES
Forty (40) upper division Psychology units, including 7 core group courses from the following: 2 from Group A, 3 from Group B, 1 from Group C, and 1 from Group D. Balance of 40 units can be taken from other core or non-core (aka PSC electives) upper-division Psychology courses, excluding Psychology 197T. A maximum of 4 units of 192 can be used toward the 40 unit requirement.
UPPER DIVISION EMPHASIS
** 2 units credit for Psc 140 (112) if HD100A or 100B previously completed. No units credit for Psc 142 (114) if HDE 102 previously completed
NOTE: Psychology 41 is a prerequisite for most upper division courses. Psychology 41 or Statistics 13 or 102 should be completed in the first year. Students who plan to do graduate work in any area of psychology are strongly encouraged to complete Statistics 13 and Psychology 103A & 103B. Evolution & Ecology 100 or 101 is recommended for breadth coverage. Refer to the General Catalog for more information on major requirements and a description of our High/Highest Honors program.
Human Development units which may be counted toward the 40 unit upper division major requirement: HD 100A, B, C; 101; 102; 120; 121 (12 unit maximum).
GENERAL EDUCATION (use current catalog to select curses)
Refer to the General Catalog for specific requirements
AREA REQUIREMENTS (use current catalog to select courses)
Satisfaction of General Education requirements
ENGLISH COMPOSITION REQUIREMENT
The English Composition requirement can be met in one of two ways:
1. by passing the English Composition Examination upon completion of 70 units of degree credit (the examination does not yield credit);
2. by completing with a grade of C– (or P) or better
(a) One course from English 3, Comparative Literature 1, 2, 3, 4, Native American Studies 5, or University Writing Program 1, 18, 19; and
(b) One course from University Writing Program 101, 102A - 102H, 104A, 104B, 104C, 104D, 104E, or 104F (which must be taken after 84 units have been completed).
Transfer units from community college and Advanced Placement units: 105 maximum
P/NP graded units at UCD: 1/3 of UCD units maximum
Registration in the University of California - 3 quarters
Upper division units completed at UCD ............................................................................. 27 units
Senior Residence at UCD
Of your last 45 units, 35 must be completed at UCD (University Extension units not applicable)
For all UC course work ............................................................... 2.00
NOTE: The above information on College of Letters & Science requirements is in summary form. Refer to the General Catalog for more detailed information.