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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

NOVA ADVISING SHEET

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Psychology Specialization
Code: 8821 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Science Degree   AL, AN, LO, MA, WO
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
  Interpersonal Communication    
BIO 101 General Biology I 4  
BIO 102 General Biology II 4  
CST 110 Intro to Communication or 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
3ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
ENG 200 Level Literature Elective 3  
ENG 200 Level Literature Elective 3  
HIS Elective 3  
5___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3  
1MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3  
1MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II 3  
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1  
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology I 3  
PSY 202 Introduction to Psychology II 3  
PSY 211 Research Methodology for Behavioral Sciences 3  
PSY 213 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 3  
4PSY 231 Life Span Human Development I or
any 200-level psychology course
3  
4PSY 232 Life Span Human Development II or
any 200-level Psychology course
3  
6___ Social Science Elective 3  
2SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   61  
Total credits for the Social Sciences Psychology Specialization=61

1 Any higher-level mathematics course may be substituted. MTH 151 and MTH 152 are not sufficient for the B.S. degree at George Mason and possibly other colleges where higher-level math might be required. Students planning to transfer to some B.S. degree programs may take any two courses from the following list: MTH 181, MTH 182, MTH 241, MTH 173, MTH 174, MTH 270, MTH 271, MTH 272, MTH 273, and MTH 274. Seek advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of other transfer institutions.

2 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

3 ENG 125 may be substituted with the advice of a counselor or faculty advisor according to requirements of transfer institutions.

4 Psychology majors can either take the sequence of PSY 231 and PSY 232 or they can choose any TWO 200-level psychology courses (with the exception of PSY 200) to fulfill this requirement.

5 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

6 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.