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Converting Co-Discipine Options  into Multiple Option Program Options

CONVERT B.A. PHILOSOPHY: PSYCHOLOGY OPTION INTO  B.A. PHILOSOPHY:  INTERDISCIPLINARY PSYCHOLOGY OPTION

B.A. Philosophy:  Psychology Option (30 Credits) (Co-Discipline degree)

Major Required Courses (15 credits):
PHI 210  Ethics (3)
PHI 250  Logic (3)
PHI 300  History of Philosophy
PHI 340  Knowledge and Reality
PHI 365  Social and Political Philosophy

Major Elective Courses (relevant to Psychology)  (select 6 credits):
PHI 100  Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 150
  Philosophical Cultures
PHI 200
  Information Ethics
PHI 210
  Health Care Ethics
PHI 220
  Research Ethics
PHI 310
  Philosophy and Science
PHI 320
  Global Ethics
PHI 325
  Feminist Philosophy
PHI 330
  Eastern Philosophy
PHI 335
  Philosophy and Law
PHI 340
  Neuroethics
PHI 345
 Philosophy and Mind
PHI 350
  Philosophy of Religion
PHI 360
  Environmental Ethics
PHI 375
  Phenomenology and Existentialism
PHI 395
  Philosophy and the Social Sciences
With Advisor Approval:
PHI 499  Independent Study in Philosophy
PHI 594
  Topics:  Philosophy
PHI 599
  Seminar:  Philosophy  

Co-Major Elective Courses (relevant to Philosophy) (select 9 credits):
PSY 210 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
PSY 300 Personality Psychology
PSY 305 Evolutionary Psychology
PSY 310 Consumer Psychology
PSY 315 Psychology of Perception
PSY 320 Psychology of Human Sexuality
PSY 325 Lifespan Development
PSY 330 Developmental Science Laboratory
PSY 335 Behavior Modification
PSY 340 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 345 Cognitive Processes
PSY 345L Cognitive Processes Laboratory
PSY 350 Social Psychology
PSY 350L Social Psychology Laboratory
PSY 360 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSY 365 Human Factors Psychology
PSY 370 Psychopharmacology

 

NOW CONVERT A CO-DISCIPLINE OPTION OF “PHILOSOPHY:  PSYCHOLOGY OPTION" INTO A MULTIPLE OPTIONS PROGRAM OPTION OF "PHILOSOPHY:  INTERDISCIPLINARY PSYCHOLOGY OPTION” BY OFFERING: 

B.A. Philosophy:  Interdisciplinary Psychology Option
[A student wants his B.A./B.S. degree to be in Philosophy, but he has strong leanings toward Psychology.  He wants to explore the nexus between Philosophy and Psychology while earning a degree in Philosophy.  He has no wish to earn a B.A. degree in Psychology or a Minor in Psychology (if offered).  A Co-Major B.A. degree in Philosophy and Psychology can be converted into an Interdisciplinary Major Degree:  B.A. Philosophy:  Interdisciplinary Psychology Option by changing the Co-Major Elective aspect of the Co-Major degree In Philosophy and Psychology into an Interdisciplinary Elective aspect of an Interdisciplinary Major degree in Philosophy:  Interdisciplinary Psychology Option by doing the following:]

Core Required Courses (15 credits):
PHI 265  Logic
PHI 300
  History of Philosophy
PHI 315
  Knowledge and Reality 
PHI 320  Social and Political Philosophy
PHI 350
  Ethics

Philosophy Elective Courses (relevant to Psychology) (select 6 credits)
PHI 220  Health Care Ethics
PHI 302  Research Ethics
PHI 306
  Philosophy and Science
PHI 310
  Information Ethics
PHI 309
  Global Ethics
PHI 311
  Philosophy and Women
PHI 312
  Eastern Philosophy
PHI 323
  Peace and War
PHI 324
  Africana Philosophy
PHI 330
  Philosophy and Law
PHI 350
  Philosophy of Religion
PHI 375
  Ethics and Social Responsibility
With Advisor Approval:
PHI 499  Independent Study in Philosophy
PHI 594
  Topics:  Philosophy
PHI 599
  Seminar:  Philosophy

Interdisciplinary Elective Courses (relevant to Philosophy and Psychology)  (select 9 credits)
ANT 201  World Cultures
ANT 230
  North American Indians
ANT 231
  Modern American Indians
ANT 245
  Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean
ANT 270
  Native Australia and Oceana
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 309
  Peoples of Africa
ANT 312
  Social Organization
ANT 320
  Religion and Culture
ANT 330
  Women, Gender and Culture
ANT 331
  Women in Pre-History
ANT 360
  Mesoamerican Indians
ANT 370
  Celtic Europe
ANT 371
  Psychological Anthropology
ANT 372
  Peasant Societies
ANT 375
  Anthropology of Aging
ANT 385
  Peoples of East and South East Asia
ANT 386
  Economy, Wealth and Culture
PSY 210 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
PSY 300 Personality Psychology
PSY 305 Evolutionary Psychology
PSY 310 Consumer Psychology
PSY 315 Psychology of Perception
PSY 320 Psychology of Human Sexuality

PSY 321 Lifespan Development
PSY 325 Lifespan Development
PSY 330 Developmental Science Laboratory
PSY 335 Behavior Modification
PSY 340 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 345 Cognitive Processes
PSY 345L Cognitive Processes Laboratory
PSY 350 Social Psychology
PSY 350L Social Psychology Laboratory
PSY 360 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PSY 365 Human Factors Psychology
PSY 370 Psychopharmacology

PSY 391  Evolutionary Psychology
REL 370
  Religion and Science
SOC 300
  Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 301
  World Patterns of Race Ethnicity
SOC 307
  Social Stratification
SOC 308
  Social Organization
SOC 315
  Marriage and the Family
SOC 330
  Classical Sociological Theory
SOC 334
  Contemporary Sociological Theory
SOC 345
  Native American Social Issues
SOC 360  Technology and Social Change
SOC 360  Women and Men in Society
SOC 425
  Political Sociology
SOC 430
  Sociology of Religion
SOC 435
  Sociology of Sexualities
SOC 480
  Global Aging Issues
SWK 304
  Human Behavior
SWK
  450  Multicultural Issues
SWK
  455  Multicultural Family Experiences
SWK 510
  Child Abuse
SWK 515
  Introduction to Child Maltreatment
SWK 525
  Substance Use and Abuse
SWK 575
  Mental Health and Ethnic Minorities

* Many Co-Discipline Options can be converted into Multiple Options Program Options while still retaining the Co-Discipline Option degrees.  This is just one example.  Establishing Co-Discipline Options within a Multiple Options Program can stimulate the creation of new Multiple Options Program Options.  

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