AA/AS Degree – Concentration in Psychology

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as psychology, counseling, human services and education. This program is part of the Education & Training Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.


Becky Leverette

Psychology: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG101Composition I3
 Social Behavioral Sciences3
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 PSY240General Psychology3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG102Composition II3
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 Lab Science4
 PSY240Social Psychology3
 Suggested Elective3
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
 Non-Lab Science3
 PSY236Human Growth and Development3
 PSY239Psychology of Personality and Adjustment3
 Suggested Electives6
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM103Speech Communication3
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 Health Science3
​PSY246​Abnormal Psychology​3
 Suggested Courses3
Suggested Electives Credit Hrs.
COM110Interpersonal Communication3
COM260Persuasive Communication3
SOC100Introduction to Sociology3
SOC110Contemporary Social Problems3
 Education Curriculum Courses** 
*Students should determine elective hours based on major and other requirements.
**Students planning to enter teaching should follow recommended courses in the education curriculum.
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AS degree.