Psychology

The Psychology program explores issues of human behavior and thought, provides the opportunity to gain fuller understanding of one’s self and others, and develops skills in human relations, communication, research, and analysis.

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The Associate in Arts with an emphasis in Psychology is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution

Career Possibilities Emphasis in psychology provides preparation for a variety of careers, and will benefit students majoring in education, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, business, law, medicine, or other disciplines which deal with people. 

Psychology Education Plan

Degree: Associate in Arts
Emphasis: Psychology

Note for Students Psychology majors are encouraged to develop a broad base in the social sciences.

Recommended Courses

  • BIOL& 170 Human Biology - 5 credits
  • CHEM& 121 Introduction to Chemistry OR CHEM& 161 General Chemistry w/Lab I - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 220 Abnormal Psychology - 5 credits
  • SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 100 General Psychology - 5 credits
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ENGL& 102 Composition II - 5 credits
  • PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics - 5 credits
  • PSYC 210 Personality Theories OR PSYC 250 Social Psychology - 5 creidts
  • Health and Fitness Distrbution - 1 credit
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits

Fall Quarter

  • Health and Fitness Distrbution - 1 credit
  • Humanities Distribution - 5 credits
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • Elective - 5 credits
  • Elective - 5 credits
  • Social Science Distribution - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • Elective - 7 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distrbution - 1 credit
  • Natural Science Distribution - 5 credits

CONTACT

Christian Bruhn (he/him/his)
Dean of Instruction – Arts & Sciences
Office: WSC 118-A
360-623-8364
Email Christian Bruhn