Psychology is the wide-ranging scientific study and exploration of behavior and mental processes. Many psychology graduates pursue eventual graduate training in law, medicine, psychology or a related field. Critical thinking skills are emphasized and developed. Psychology courses are an excellent compliment to any profession or course of training that involves human interaction.
The following two-year curriculum identifies courses needed to meet the general education and psychology department requirements for the Associate of Science or Associate of Arts in Psychology. Students should refer to the academic policies and requirements of the intended transfer institution for further advisement.
General Education (Minimum 32 credits)
General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.
1. Exploration and Participation
3. Relationship with the World
- Human behavior (3CR)
- U.S. and Wyoming constitutions (3CR)
- Cultural environment (3CR)
4. General Education Electives
- Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.
5. Physical Education (1CR)
At least twelve additional credits from the following:
- PSYC 2005 - Forensic Psychology (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2020 - Positive Psychology (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2050 - Introductory Counseling/Clinical Theories (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2060 - Psychology of Gender (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2080 - Biological Psychology (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2200 - Human Sexuality (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2205 - Psychology of Deaf Persons (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2210 - Drugs and Behavior (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2230 - Sports and Exercise Psychology (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2260 - Alcoholism (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2300 - Developmental Psychology (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2305 - Psychology of Language (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2360 - Lifespan: Adulthood and Aging (1L,1CR)
- PSYC 2380 - Social Psychology (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2330 - Psychology of Adjustment (3L,3CR)
- PSYC 2340 - Abnormal Psychology (3L,3LB,3CR)
- STAT 2150 - Statistical Methods of Data Analysis (5L,5CR)
- Approved Electives (12CR)
A minimum of 64 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Policies ” and “Degree Requirements .”
Courses from the departments of addictionology, anthropology, biology, chemistry, computer science, counseling, English, fine arts, world language, humanities, mathematics, physics, sociology, statistics and zoology, chosen in consultation with a psychology department faculty advisor, are recommended as electives for psychology majors.
Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Applied Science Degrees.