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Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology/Child Advocacy Curriculum


Program Credits
Core and Major Education 73
Concentration Courses 15
Electives 6
Restricted Electives 12
Free Electives 15
Total 121

Florida Tech’s BA in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Child Advocacy degree program provides a solid foundation in the field of applied psychology and a survey of the biological, environmental and psychological influences affecting children in particular. Below is a complete listing of Florida Tech’s online BA Applied Psychology with a concentration in Child Advocacy courses, programs and college credits.

BA Applied Psychology/Child Advocacy Courses

Program Core and Major Education Credits
ASC 1006 Mastering eLearning
Requirement for all Florida Tech University Online students
1
   Composition (Dependent on Placement Test Score) 3
WRI 1001 Writing 2 Requirement: Scores less than 30 on placement test and prerequisite course (WRI 1000)  
COM 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
Requirement: Scores greater than 30 on placement test
 
COM 1102 Writing About Literature
Prerequisite: COM 1101
3
EDS 1021 General Physical Science 3
EDS 1022 General Biological Science 3
MTH 1701 College Algebra 3
EST 2703 Statistics
Prerequisite: MTH 1000 or MTH 1001 or MTH 1701 or MTH 1702
3
  Communications (choose one 2000 level or higher) 3
COM 2223 Scientific and Technical Communication
Prerequisite: COM 1102
 
COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing
Prerequisite: COM 1102
 
HUM 2051 Civilization 1: Ancient Through Medieval
Prerequisite: COM 1102
3
    Humanities Core Course Elective (Choose One) 3
HUM 2052 Civilization 2: Renaissance Through Modern
Prerequisite: COM 1102
 
HUM 2226 Survey of World Literature 2
Prerequisite: COM 1102 
 
PSY 1411 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 1462 Substance Abuse 3
PSY 2000 Lifespan Development & Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 1411
3
PSY 2510 Research and Computer Literacy 
Prerequisite: COM 1001/COM 1101
3
PSY 3012 Research Methods in Applied Psychology
Prerequisites: EST 2703 and PSY 1411
3
PSY 3013 Applied Psychology
Prerequisites: PSY 1411 and third-year standing
3
PSY 3344 Multicultural Issues
Prerequisite: PSY 3012 or CRM 3012
3
PSY 3421 Learning and Motivation
Prerequisite: PSY 1411 and PSY 3012
3
PSY 3441 Social Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 1411
3
PSY 3761 Abnormal Psychology
Prerequisites: PSY 1411 and third-year standing
3
PSY 4112 Applied Test and Measures
Prerequisite: PSY 3012
3
PSY 4512 Personal and Professional Development
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing
3
PSY 4712 Professional and Ethical Issues
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing
3
PSY 4901 Quality Enhancement Plan 1
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing; should be taken in second to last term
3
PSY 4902 Quality Enhancement Plan 2
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing; should be taken in last term
3
Total Core and Major Education Credits 73

 

Program Concentration Courses Credits
PSF 4551 Principles of Individual and Community Advocacy
Prerequisites: PSY 1411 and third-year standing
3
PSF 4791 Critical Issues in Child Advocacy
Prerequisite: PSF 4551
3
PSY 3423 Physiological Psychology
Prerequisites: BIO 1020 or EDS 1022 or EDS 1032, PSY 1411
3
PSY 3531 Child Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 1411
3
PSY 4462 Clinical and Community Psychology
Prerequisite: PSY 3761 or PSY 4461
3
Total Concentration Credits 15

 

Program Electives Credits
  Humanities (choose one)
Contact your program representative for course options.
3
  Social Science (choose one)
Contact your program representative for course options.
3
Total Elective Credits 6

 

Program Restricted Electives Credits
  Restricted Electives (choose four 3-credit courses)
Contact your program representative for course options.
12
Total Restricted Elective Credits 12

 

Program Free Electives Credits
  Free Electives (choose five 3-credit courses)
Contact your program representative for course options.
15
Total Free Elective Credits 15

All courses are subject to change. Please consult the official Florida Institute of Technology catalog for the most current information.