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Psychology

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

Explore the science of behavior and mental processes by taking psychology classes focusing on general psychology, psychological statistics, research methods, and other areas of study. 

Students planning to transfer to a university to major in psychology should complete this psychology concentration as part of the Associate of Arts degree, including an AGEC-A

Program/Major Codes: AOALIBRALART/ALA/ALAP

What can I do with my studies in psychology?

Career options:  after completing a bachelor’s degree, seek employment in the mental health, counseling or personnel fields.

Academic options:  continue studies toward a bachelor’s degree in psychology or related social or behavioral science.

Program Requirements

Please note that one or two of the Psychology concentration courses below may also fulfill AGEC-A general education requirements of the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts.  See an advisor or counselor.

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology [SUN# PSY 1101]

4-6

 Or PSY 100A
   and PSY 100B

 Psychology I
 Psychology II

PSY 230 Psychological Measurements and Statistics 3
PSY 289 Research Methods 4
Subtotal 11-13

Select one additional 3-credit course from the list below:

PSY 132 Psychology and Culture   
PSY 210 Introduction to Biopsychology   
PSY 214 Abnormal Psychology    
PSY 215 Human Sexuality    
PSY 216 Psychology of Gender    
PSY 218 Health Psychology    
PSY 220 Psychology of Death & Loss    
PSY 240 Developmental Psychology    
PSY 250 Introduction to Social Psychology    
PSY 254 Psychology of Love and Compassion    
PSY 265 Normal Personality    
Subtotal 3
Total 14-16