Santa Clara University

Psychology department

Advising Resources



 
Resource
 

Mandatory May Advising 2012 Info
 
Contact
Department Chair
Robert Numan

Sign petition for program change or declaration, pre-graduation evaluation and petition to graduate (see  Student Advisor and Department Staff Advisor first); major course requirement exceptions and approvals; senior study abroad approval.
Alumni Sci. 206
rnuman@scu.edu
408-554-4347
Peer Advisors

General academic course planning; Information about how to check your transcript on ecampus; Initial pre-graduation evaluation and petition to graduate; university, college, and major requirements; tracking progress towards graduation; mandatory Spring advising.

Spring Advising Hours- Mon & Wed 10:00am-1:00pm, Thurs & Fri 8:00am-11am

Alumni Science 214

Email:

psychstudentadvisors@scu.edu

 

 

Faculty Advisor
See ecampus for your assigned advisor.
Choosing path within psychology; graduate school preparation; career and vocational advising; mentorship; research opportunities; mandatory May advising.
Psychology Dept.
Alumni Sci. 200
408-554-4493
Drahmann Advising Center
Unit overloads; transfer credit; program change or declaration; leave of absence/withdrawal; change of faculty advisor; academic standing and progress; petition for independent study.
Kenna Hall 101
Website
408-554-4318
 Career Center
Resume and interview preparation; career path options and management; self-assessment; job and internship searching.
Benson Memorial Center
Website
408-554-4421

 

Useful Advising Handouts and Webpages

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Click on the links below to visit advising-related webpages.

 

Psychology Courses Fulfilling University and College of Arts & Sciences Requirements

 
Course Name
 
Course Title
 
CORE Requirement Fulfilled
PSYC 1
General Psychology I
Social Science
PSYC 2
General Psychology II
Social Science
PSYC 65 Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience
Natural Science (Lab)
PSYC 102
Writing in Psychology
Third Writing
PSYC 114
Ethics in Psychology
Ethics
PSYC 154
Psychology of Women
Ethnic/Women's and Gender Studies
PSYC 156
Psychology of Diversity
World Cultures: Global/Thematic
PSYC 162
Cross Cultural Psychology

World Cultures: Global/Thematic AND Ethnic/Women's and Gender Studies
PSYC 165
Physiological Psychology
Natural Science (Non-Lab)

PSYC 182
Gender and Human Development
 Ethnic/Women's and Gender Studies
PSYC 189
African American Psychology and Identity Development
Ethnic/Women's and Gender Studies



 

Sample Psychology Major Plans

Sample Course Plan for a Psychology Major (cohort is 2008 or earlier)
Academic Year
Fall
Winter
Spring
Total Academic Year Units

Freshmen
(1) PSYC 1
(2) ENGL 1
(3) 1st Western Culture
(4) 2nd Language (Elementary I)

(1) PSYC 2
(2) ENGL 2
(3) 2nd Western Culture
(4) 2nd Language (Elementary II)

(1) PSYC 40
(2) 1st Religious Studies
(3) United States
(4) 2nd Language (Elementary III)


 
  16 General Units
0 UD Units

16 General Units
0 UD Units

16 General Units
0 UD Units

48 Total General Units
0 Total UD Units

 
Sophomore
(1) PSYC 43
(2) MATH 6 or 11
(3) 1st World Cultures
(4) 2nd Religious Studies

(1) UD PSYC (Bio.)
(2) MATH 7 or 12
(3) 2nd World Cultures
(4) LD Elective


(1) UD PSYC (Devel.)
(2) 1st Natural Science
(3) Technology

 
  16 General Units
0 UD Units

17 General Units
5 UD Units

13 General Units
5 UD Units

94 Total General Units
10 Total UD Units

Junior
(1) UD PSYC (App.)
(2) 2nd Natural Science
(3) Ethics (UD)

(1) UD PSYC (S/P)
(2) 3rd Religious Studies
(3) LD Elective

(1) UD PSYC (L/C/P)
(2) Fine Arts
(3) 3rd Writing

 
  14 General Units
10 UD Units

14 General Units
10 UD Units

14 General Units
10 UD Units

136 Total General Units
40 Total UD Units

 
Senior
(1) UD PSYC (Elect.)
-or- PSYC Capstone
(2) Ethics
(3) UD Elective

(1) UD PSYC (Elect.)
-or- PSYC Capstone
(2) UD Elective
(3) UD Elective

(1) UD PSYC (Elect.)
-or- PSYC Capstone
(2) Ethnic or Women's/Gender
(3) Elective (LD or UD)

 
  14 General Units
10 UD Units

15 General Units
15 UD Units

14-15 General Units
10-15 UD Units

178-79 Total General Units
17-80 Total UD Units


 
 
Sample Course Plan for a Psychology Major with an Emphasis in Psychobiology (cohort is 2008 or earlier)
 
Academic Year
 
Fall     
 
Winter
 
Spring
 
Total Academic Year Units
 
Freshmen
(1) PSYC 1
(2) ENGL 1
(3)
MATH 11
(4) 1st Western Culture
(1) PSYC 2
(2) ENGL 2
(3)
MATH 12
(4) 2nd Western Culture
(1) PSYC 40
(2) PSYC 43
(3) 1st Religious Studies
(4) United States


  16 General Units
0 UD Units

16 General Units
0 UD Units
16 General Units
0 UD Units
48 Total General Units
0 Total UD Units

 
Sophomore
(1) 2nd Language (Elementary I)
(2) 1st World Cultures
(3) BIOL 21
(4) CHEM 11
(1) 2nd Language
(
Elementary II)
(2) 2nd World Cultures
(3) BIOL 22
(4) CHEM 12
(1) 2nd Language (Elementary III)
(2) UD PSYC (Bio.)

(2) BIOL 23
(3) CHEM 13
 
  17 General Units
0 UD Units

17 General Units
0 UD Units
19 General Units
5 UD Units
101 Total General Units
5 Total UD Units
 
Junior
(1) UD PSYC (Devel.)

(2) BIOL 24
(3) CHEM 31
(1) UD PSYC (App.)

(2) BIOL 25
(3) CHEM 32
(1) UD PSYC (S/P)

(2) Technology
(3) 3rd Writing
 
  14 General Units
5 UD Units
15 General Units
5 UD Units
14 General Units
10 UD Units
144 Total General Units
25 Total UD Units
 
Senior
(1) UD PSYC (L/C/P)

(2) UD PSYC (Elect.)
-or- Psychology Capstone
(3) 2nd Religious Studies
(1) PSYC 114*
Fulfills Ethics and UD PSYC (Elect.)

(2) PSYC 154 or PSYC 189
Or another Ethnic or Women's/Gender
(3) 3rd Religious Studies


(1) UD PSYC (Elect.)
-or- Psychology Capstone
(2) Fine Arts
(3) Free UD Elective
 
  14 General Units
10 UD Units
15 General Units
15 UD Units
14 General Units
10 UD Units
187 Total General Units
60 Total UD Units