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         
Math Core Requirement
Social Science Core Requirement (PSYCH-114)*

Spring
First Year Writing II         
Quantitative Reasoning Core Requirement (PSYCH-215)**
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Psychology Bases Group Option

Year 2

Fall
Literature Core Requirement
STE Core Requirement
PSYCH-216
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement

Spring
VPATH Core Requirement
STE + Lab Core Requirement
Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement***
Psychology Bases Group Option

Year 3

Fall
Humanities/History Core Requirement
Psychology Bases Group Option
Psychology Elective 
Psychology Applied Course Requirement 

Spring
Psychology Senior or Honors Seminar
Psychology Elective
Elective
Elective

* Although numerous courses satisfy the Social Science Core Requirement, Psychology majors fulfill the requirement by completing General Psychology (PSYCH-114).

** Although numerous courses satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning Core Requirement, Psychology majors fulfill the requirement by completing Behavioral Statistics (PSYCH-215).

*** Based on availability, selected courses may be double counted to satisfy the Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement and to fulfill other Core or Major requirements, allowing for additional free electives.