The university parallel 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
|PSYC101N||Introduction to Psychology||3||0||3|
|General Education Core Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts||3||0||3|
|General Education Core Requirement: History/Political Science||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|
|BIOL105N||Biology in Focus I||3||3||4|
|General Education Elective (or Core Requirement): Humanities/Fine Arts OR Global Awereness||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||3||0/3||3/4|
Total 61/62 Credits
Students are advised to meet with their advisor to make appropriate elective selections based on their career goals and to facilitate the broadest range of
transferability. Dropping from a required program course may mean that the student will be out of sequence in program course offering which may delay graduation.
Students who begin the program in the Spring semester or who need developmental course support should recognize that it may take longer to completed the program.
Individuals must recognize that to be successful in the Human Service field, they should be emotionally stable,creative and flexible.
After completion of general education courses, the student will meet the following outcomes: