Liberal Arts and Sciences – Psychology Concentration


Purpose and Content

  • The Psychology Concentration is mainly a transfer program for students majoring in psychology who are interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree or higher in the field. The program provides a broad foundation in the several specializations in psychology including human development, individual differences, and psychological disorders.

Transfer and Career Opportunities

  • This program prepares students to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Psychology and related fields such as Social Work and Counseling. Students will also receive a foundation in the study of human behavior that will serve them well in careers in human services, mental health, child care and human relations.

Advisement Notes

Key Courses in Common Core

  • I.A. EN101 and EN102
  • I.B. Math/Quant Reasoning
  • I.C. Life & Physical Sciences
  • II.A. World Cultures/Global Issues: HI110, HI111 or HI112
  • II.B. U.S. Experience/Diversity
  • II.C. Creative Expression
  • II.D. Individual and Society: ANTH101, CRIM102, PHIL101, SOCY101
  • II.E. Scientific World: PSYC100 or 200 series course

Note: Psychology Majors are strongly recommended to take PSYC101; PSYC215 or 220; and PSYC230 or 250.

Suggested First Semester

CoursePathways DesignationCredits
EN 101 I.A 3
MA or Lab Science I.B or I.C 3
PSYC 101 II.E 3
HI 110/111/112 II.A 3
SP 211 II.B 3

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