Jan 26, 2020  
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog 
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Behavioral Sciences 1050, A.S.

A Two-Year Transfer Program Leading to the A.S. or A.A. Degree

This program offers a coordinated study of psychology and sociology, two fields associated with the development of valid generalizations about human behavior. The program can provide background for government service, pre-law, teaching, or any people-related career. It permits the exploration of psychology or sociology as areas of future specialization. A concentration in either psychology or sociology can be selected.

Major Program Requirements (33)

General Education Requirements

See General Education  in this catalog for a complete description of the general education and assessment requirements.

Basic Skills Core (9)


The Reading, Writing and Speaking Intensive requirements may be met by POLS 211 , PSYC 249  or SOCL 245 .

The Mathematics Intensive requirement may be met by a subsequent mathematics course or by passing a mathematics assessment examination.

A grade of C or better is required in all Basic Skills courses.

Liberal Education Core (20)


The Computer Skills requirement is met by Computers Across the Curriculum.

Recommended Sequence of Courses for A.S.

(This assumes any necessary developmental requirements have been met.)

Total Hours: 14

Semester II

Total Hours: 15

Semester III

Total Hours: 15

Semester IV

Total Hours: 18

Total Hours: 62


1 The student must choose one of the following classes to meet intensive requirements: POLS 211 - Introduction to World Politics , PSYC 249 - Abnormal Psychology  or SOCL 245 - Cultural Diversity: Sociology .

2 Recommended electives: PSYC 240 - Human Sexuality , PSYC 250 - Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence , SOCL 260 - Sociological Aspects of Death , SOCL 261 - Sociology of Relationships and Families , or other social science courses.

3 Students transferring to Indiana University should substitute ENGL 210 - Advanced Expository Writing  for ENGL 102 .