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

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
MTH-107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts or  
MTH-114 College Algebra for Business & Social Science1 3
PSY-101 Basic Psychology 3
...-... Language General Education Elective2 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
HIS-102 World Civilization II 3
PSY-109 Developmetal Psychology 3
...-... Language General Education Elective2 3
SOC-101 Intro to Political Sociology  
POL-101 Intro to Political Science  
POL-103 American Federal Government 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
PSY-102 Psychology of Personality and Adjustment3 or
PSY-108 Psychology of Dying and Death3 3
ART-101 Art Appreciation or
MUS-101 Music Appreciation or
PHL-101 Introduction to Philosophy or
PHL-131 Introduction to Ethics 3
BIO-106 Living in the Environment or
BIO-111 Biology I – Science or
BIO-117 Basic Anatomy and Physiology I or
CHM-140 Chemistry in Society 4
PSY-105 Child Psychology3or
PSY-106 Psychology of Adolescents3 3
PSY-112 Psychology of Women3 or
ENG-271 World Literature4 or
SOC-201 Sociology of the Family or
SOC-205 Social Diversity or
HIS-131 African American History I 3
    16
Second Semester
SPE-102 Public Speaking or 3
MTH-111 Introduction to Statistics or  
MTH-171 Statistics I5 3
PSY-103 Educational Psychology3or
PSY-110 Social Psychology3 3
PSY-104 Abnormal Psychology3 or
PSY-111 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
CIS-106 Introductory Computing using Google Apps 2
    14
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Students must take six credits of one language.
3 Prerequisite: PSY-101
4 Prerequisite ENG-101; Corequisite: ENG-102
5 Prerequisite: MTH-114 or MTH-123 or MTH-125.

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