2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 21, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Arts Degree, Psychology Concentration (Online)


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(CIP: 240101)

This program is designed for those who expect to transfer to a college or university to study in psychology. The curriculum gives students a broad background in liberal arts with an emphasis on psychology, social sciences, and humanities.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic concepts, theories, and principles used in the field of psychology.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to general education competencies for the Associate in Arts degree, including the ability to:
    • Communicate effectively in oral and written formats.
    • Employ or utilize information access and literacy skills.
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Employ mathematical and science reasoning skills.
    • Acquire a cultural, artistic, and global perspective.
    • Demonstrate professional and human relations skills.

Graduates of this program would plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and may go on to earn an advanced degree. At the bachelor’s level, they may expect to become case managers or service providers in public or private agencies which provide psychological and social services. With an advanced degree, they may expect to become licensed clinical or counseling psychologists working in public or private agencies which provide psychological services.

General Education Core Requirements


 

First Year


Fall Semester (16 Credits)


Spring Semester (15/16 Credits)


Second Year


Fall Semester (14 Credits)


Spring Semester (15 Credits)


Total Credits (60-61)


*Choose from: PSYC 155 , PSYC 208 , PSYC 210 , PSYC 218 .

**Choose from: HIST 100 , HIST 101 , HIST 110 , or HIST 111 .

Concentration and general electives should be selected in consultation with an advisor and/or the college to which the student intends to transfer.

Refer to Core Requirements for the Associate in Arts Program in the beginning of this section for acceptable core requirements in HUM, HIST, SS, MATH, and SCI.

Note: Courses used to fulfill core requirements may not also be used as concentration hours.

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