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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Psychology (AA.PSY)

This program follows Math Pathway #1. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

PSY-271
Intr/Psychology

Focuses on psychology as a science, introducing Concepts, research methods and research in a variety of subfields, including neuroscience, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning and memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, development, personality, disorders and therapy, and social psychology.

Course Outline

3.0
Mathematics (IAI M)


Mathematics (IAI M)

No Description Available
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3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
4.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

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3.0
SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

SOC-280
Introduction to Sociology

Study of human interaction focusing on social influences shaping personality, structure and dynamics of human society. Topics include: sociological perspective, culture, society, social interaction; social change in global perspective; socialization; families; social class; and social stratification; race and ethnicity; and deviance.

Course Outline

3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0
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Elective

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Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
PSY-277
Social Psychology

PSY-277
Social Psychology

Study of social behavior including research methods, attitude formation and changes, social cognition, interpersonal relations, group processes, and social influences.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H or IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H or IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
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6.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
SOS-283
Introduction Research Methods

SOS-283
Introduction Research Methods

Examination of social science research methods from theoretical, applied and ethical points of view. Acquaints students with qualitative and quantitative techniques and procedures used to measure human behavior, gather and analyze data, and evaluate and report on findings.

Course Outline

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Elective

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Elective

No Description Available
3.0
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Electives

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Electives

No Description Available
15.0

Semester Totals

18.0

Total Program Hours

64.0