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College Catalog 2018-2019

Discontinued FA2018

LIBERAL ARTS
Psychology Specialization
Associate of Arts Degree
Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, WO
 
 
CIP Code: 24.0103
 

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

Transfer Information: 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 the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1___ 101 Foreign Language or ASL or General Education Elective 3-4
2MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3
3PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology I 3
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   13-14
2nd Semester
CST 110 Intro to Communication or 3
  CST  126  Interpersonal Communication  
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3
1___ 102 Foreign Language or ASL or General Education Elective 3-4
2MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II 3
3PSY 202 Introduction to Psychology II 3
Total   15-16
3rd Semester
BIO 101 General Biology I 4
ENG 200-Level Literature Elective 3
1___ 201 Foreign Language or ASL 3
6HIS Elective 3
PSY 211 Research Methodology for Behavioral Sciences 3
Total   16
4th Semester
BIO 102 General Biology II 4
1___ 202 Foreign Language or ASL 3
7 ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
PSY 213 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 3
8PSY ___ Any 200-level Psychology course 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Psychology Specialization=60-62
Students completing the A.A. in Liberal Arts must demonstrate intermediate college-level (201–202) proficiency in a language other than English. The 201–202 courses require a prerequisite proficiency equivalent to the 101–102 sequence in the language. Depending on the foreign language chosen for study, credits will vary in the Beginning levels between 3-5 credits and in the Intermediate levels between 3-4 credits. Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students who place directly into intermediate level foreign language or ASL may take any transfer-oriented course to meet the credit requirement. Students completing the equivalent of the 101-102 sequence in foreign language may use those credits to meet General Education Elective requirements. Waivers or credit by exam for previous experience is available for some languages [insert a link to Credit for Prior Learning rather than single out CLEP, since we also use the NYU test now]. Students whose native language is not English may substitute General Education Electives for foreign language upon the approval of the advising academic dean.

2 Students planning to transfer to some B.S. degree programs may take any courses from the following list: MTH 181, MTH 182, MTH 241, MTH 242, MTH 173, MTH 174, MTH 270, MTH 271, MTH 272, MTH 273, MTH 274. Seek advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of other transfer institutions. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.

3 Students cannot take the one semester version course and combine with the two semester version course. PSY 201 and PSY 202 cannot be combined with PSY 200. PSY 231 and PSY 232 cannot be combined with PSY 230, and PSY 231 cannot be combined with PSY 235.

4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

5 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to the requirements of the transfer institution.

6 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences under General Education Electives. HIS 101–102 are recommended.

7 See 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 the transfer institution.

8 Psychology majors may choose any two 200-level psychology courses (with the exception of PSY 200) to fulfill this requirement.

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