NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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GENERAL STUDIES
Associate in Science Degree

Psychology Specialization AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   BIO

101

General Biology I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

MTH

181

Finite Math I

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   PSY

201

Introduction to Psychology I

3

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   BIO

102

General Biology II

 

4

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

   ITE

115

Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts

 

3

 

MTH

182

Finite Math II

 

3

 

   PSY

202

Introduction to Psychology II

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

 

200-Level Literature Elective

3

 

   HIS

 

Elective

3

 

   PSY

211

Research Methodology for Behavioral Sciences

3

 

   PSY

231

Life Span Human Development I

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication or

 

 

   

SPD

126 Interpersonal Communication

3

 

 

   ENG

 

200-Level Literature Elective

 

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

   PSY

213

Statistics for Behavioral Sciences

 

3

 

   PSY

232

Life Span Human Development II

 

3

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

16

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

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, 216, or 225. PED is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from the list on page 38. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

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

 

       
 
       

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