Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Psychology - Associate of Arts (Major Code - PSY)

The Psychology Associate of Arts degree is intended for students interested in education, medicine, law, social work, business, or in human services such as mental health, nursing, child care, and criminal justice. It is also designed for transfer to university programs in psychology. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (AGEC-A)

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142 or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

 

8

Arts

 

3

Humanities

 

3

Social and behavioral sciences

 

6

General education electives*

 

4-6

Six credits of arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or general education electives must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT**

0-16 CREDITS

Non-English language

Second- or fourth-semester proficiency

CORE CURRICULUM

13 CREDITS

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 101 ( PSY 1101)

3

Introduction to Psychological Research, Measurements and Statistics

PSY 250

3

Experimental Psychology

PSY 290

4

SELECT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Social Psychology

PSY 210

OR

Personality Theories and Research

PSY 230

OR

Developmental Psychology

PSY 240

OR

Abnormal Psychology

PSY 270

3

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)***

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

*General education electives must be chosen from the general education list. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

**University non-English language requirements vary. Check with your advisor.

***Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.