The university parallel Concentration in Psychology is designed for students who intend to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program at Nashua Community College and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the bachelor's degree with a major in Psychology. The curriculum includes general education and other selected courses typically required in a bachelor's degree program in psychology.
Psychology is the wide-ranging scientific study and exploration of behavior and mental processes. Critical thinking skills are emphasized and developed. Psychology courses are an excellent complement to any profession or course of training that involves human interaction.
Students should be aware that careers in the field of professional psychology typically require a master's degree or doctoral degree, depending upon the career path selected.
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS in LIBERAL ARTS: PSYCHOLOGY
|General Education Core Requirement: History/Political Science||3||0||3|
|General Education Core Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts||3||0||3|
|PSYC101N||Introduction to Psychology||3||0||3|
|PSYC201N||Human Growth and Development||3||0||3|
|General Education Core Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts -OR- Global Awareness||3||0||3|
|General Education Core: English/Communications||3||0||3|
|General Education Elective (or Core Requirement): Humanities/Fine Arts OR Global Awareness||3||0||3|
|BIOL105N||Biology in Focus I||3||1||4|
|PSYCxxxN Psychology Elective||3||0||3|
|General Education Elective (or Core Requirement): Behavioral Social Science||3||0||3|
Psychology internship: A Capstone Experience
|General Education Elective (or Core Requirement): Science (must have a lab)||3||2/3||4|
Total 65 Credits
A minimum of 64 credits must be earned in the required categories to complete the program of studies. A minimum of 16 credits must be earned at Nashua Community College, and 8 of those 16 credits must be earned in courses at the 200 level.