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.

​Psychology: 64 Credit Hours

Fall Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
ENG101Composition I3
Social Behavioral Sciences3
Humanities & Fine Arts3
MAT132Statistics3
PSY240General Psychology3
15
Spring Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
ENG102Composition II3
Humanities & Fine Arts3
Lab Science4
PSY240Social Psychology3
Suggested Elective3
16
Fall Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
Mathematics3
Non-Lab Science3
PSY236Human Growth and Development3
PSY239Psychology of Personality and Adjustment3
Suggested Electives6
18
Spring Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
COM103Speech Communication3
Humanities & Fine Arts3
Health Science3
PSY246​Abnormal Psychology3
Suggested Courses3
15
Suggested ElectivesCredit 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.