Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

General Studies A.A. with Area of Concentration in Psychology


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Associate of Arts | PSYCH.AA | Transfer Option
CIP Code: 24.0102
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Program Description


This is a recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Graduates of the Psychology Concentration will be able to:

  • Use basic psychological terminology, concepts, and theories in psychology to explain behavior and mental processes
  • Use basic research design principles to interpret and draw conclusions about psychological phenomena
  • Apply ethical standards to evaluate psychological science and practice
  • Apply psychological content and skills to frame personal and career decisions, and to work effectively in diverse settings
  • Use appropriate technology to write and make presentations for the purpose of explaining psychological phenomena and relevant psychological data

Sequence of Study - Psychology Concentration A.A.


Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

Required Courses (in expected order)


Program Total: 60 Credits


Transferability


Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:

  • Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
  • Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
  • Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the same program. Refer to ARTSYS at artweb.usmd.edu and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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