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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, A.S.

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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.

Program Requirements

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.

(Recommended Curriculum)

General Education (Minimum 32 credits)

General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.

3. Relationship with the World

4. General Education Electives

  • Must be chosen from areas 1, 2, or 3 above.
5. Physical Education (1CR)

Graduation Requirements

The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

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.

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