NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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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.

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
   SPD 126 Interpersonal Communication
   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.

Electives must be chosen carefully and after investigation of transfer requirements of the institution to which transfer is contemplated.

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

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 220, 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 Humanities electives may be chosen from ART, MUS, PHI, or REL.

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

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