NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
    Instructional Programs

Psychology Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university for a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BIO101General Biology I4
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH181Finite Math I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   PSY201Introduction to Psychology I3
   BIO102General Biology II 4
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3
MTH182Finite Math II 3
   PSY202Introduction to Psychology II 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG200-Level Literature Elective3
   PSY211Research Methodology for Behavioral
   PSY231Life Span Human Development I3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication or
   SPD126 Interpersonal Communication3
   ENG200-Level Literature Elective 3
___Humanities Elective 3
   PSY213Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 3
   PSY232Life Span Human Development II 3
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in General Studies with a Specialization in Psychology = 62.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Any higher level mathematics course with a computer component may be substituted, see transfer requirements.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course; PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 Any humanities course (ART, HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, or foreign language) or 200-level literature (ENG) course satisfies this requirement. Select an elective that fulfills the requirement of the institution to which transfer is contemplated. Some transfer institutions require six credits of sophomore literature.

4 The social science elective may be chosen from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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