Liberal Arts and Science: Psychology Option

This program provides students with a concentration of course work in the science of psychology appropriate for a psychology major in addition to a foundation in general education.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program provides students with a concentration of course work in the science of psychology appropriate for a psychology major in addition to a foundation in general education.

 


Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
HIS-111 Western Civilization or 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
MTH-107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts1 or  
MTH-114 College Algebra for Business & Social Science1 or  
MTH-123 Precalculus Mathematics I1 3/4
PSY-101 Basic Psychology 3
...-... Language General Education Elective2 3
    15/16
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
HIS-112 Western Civilization II or  
HIS-102 World Civilization II or  
HIS-103 World Civilization III 3
PSY.... Psychology Course3 3
...-... Technology General Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective2 3
HPE-... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
    16
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
PSY.... Psychology Course3 3
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective2 4
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective
(Not a Psychology course)
3
    16
Second Semester
MTH-111 Mntroduction to Statistics or  
MTH-171 Statistics I1 3
PSY.... Psychology Course3 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective5
(not a History or Language course)
3
...-... Free Elective 3
...-... Free Elective 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 62
1 Students are advised to check with their transfer institution or an advisor to determine proper math sequence for transfer.
2 French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish Elective is recommended. See Course Descriptions for requisites on placement.
3 Any Psychology course other than PSY-101
4 The following laboratory science courses are recommended for non-science majors: BIO-106, BIO-130, BIO-140, CHM-140, PHY-103
5 ENG-271-World Literature I is recommended.

Program Goals

  • To provide students with a foundation in general education.
  • To provide a concentration of course work appropriate for a psychology major.
  • To ensure transferability of course work to four-year colleges and universities.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Describe major historical contributors to the discipline of psychology.
  2. Compare and contrast different schools of psychology.
  3. Apply elements of non-verbal communication.
  4. Describe the methods of research used in psychology.

Special Program Information

Students in this program may select any psychology course to fulfill a psychology elective or they may select a thematic cluster of courses such as:

  • Life-Span-related courses (PSY 105,-106,-107,-108)
  • Mental Health-related courses (PSY 102,-104,-108); or, Work-related courses (PSY 110,-111,-112).

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partners:

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Contact Persons

Dr. Michael Colbert, Chair
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4307
email: mcolbert@camdencc.edu

Dr. William Curtis
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4480
email: wcurtis@camdencc.edu

Dr. Marie English
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4607
email: menglish@camdencc.edu

Dr. Frank Mitchell
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4482
email: fmitchell@camdencc.edu

Dr. Allyson Meloni
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4331,
email: ameloni1@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

PSY.AA