Dec 15, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Psychology A.A.


If you are a full-time student taking and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A)   3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Required General Education Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). The following courses are recommended:
ART 1113 - Art Appreciation (H)  
Any Foreign Language (Most Bachelor of Arts programs require foreign language.)
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
General Education Recommended Elective.  The following courses are recommended:
Any Foreign Language
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
HIST 1063 - Modern Western Civilization (H)  
SOCI 2113 - Social Problems in America (S)  
3
General Education Science (without lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition  
BIOL 2213 - Brain and Behavior  
BIOL 2313 - Principles of Ecology  
GEOG 2013 - Meteorology  
3
Psychology Required Electives. The following two courses are recommended:
PSYC 2023 - Developmental Psychology  
PSYC 2223 - Behavioral Statistics  
6
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
General Education Humanities.  See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.  The following courses are recommended:
PHIL 1113 - Introduction to Philosophy (H)  
PHIL 2133 - Introduction to Ethical Thinking (H)  
PHIL 2163 - Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science (H)  
PHIL 2263 - Medical Ethics (H)  
3
General Education Science (with lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.
BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)  recommended.
4
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Psychology Required Elective.  Select one course.  The following are recommended:
PSYC 1313 - Human Relations (S)  
PSYC 2053 - Social Psychology  
PSYC 2213 - Brain and Behavior  
PSYC 2323 - Conflict Resolution  
PSYC 2423 - Introduction to Abnormal Psychology  
PSYC 2633 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology (S)  
3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Humanities.  See the General Education Requirements  for the course list.  The following courses are recommended:
COMM 2053 - Intercultural Communication (H) (I)  
GEOG 1043 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (S,I,H)  
HUMN 2613 - International Film (H,I)  
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (S)  
3
Psychology Required Elective.  Select one course.  The following are recommended:
PSYC 2193 - Personality Theories  
PSYC 2523 - Child Psychology  
PSYC 2533 - Adolescent Psychology  
PSYC 2613 - Adult Psychology  
PSYC 2713 - Aging, Death and Dying (S)  
PSYC 2813 - Human Sexuality (S)  
3
Recommended Electives.  Courses from any of the following disciplines are recommended: Art, Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Geography, History, Human Services, Humanities, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology.  CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  is also recommended. 8
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree transfers to several universities.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.  The transfer agreement for Oklahoma State University (OSU) is available below.

TCC AA Psychology to OSU BS Human Sciences Child & Family Services Option  
TCC AA Psychology to OSU BA Psychology  
TCC AA Psychology to OSU BS Psychology