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2017-2018 College Catalog 
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Psychology AA

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Program Description

Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes. As a Psychology major, you will investigate such topics as personality theories, social psychology, psychological disorders, motivation, learning, physiology, memory and cognition. You will explore the complexity of the human experience through all stages of human development. Majoring in Psychology will provide you with a foundational understanding of the human mind, its motivation and behavior.  Whether you are pursuing a degree in order to continue your education at a four-year college or university or are ready to take your first steps on your career journey, Psychology prepares you for whatever path you choose.   

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School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Metro Campus:  (918) 595-7064

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Identify basic psychological terminology, concepts, and theories in psychology.
  • Recognize the basic components of research methods and design.
  • Describe key regulations in the APA ethics code for protection of human and nonhuman research participants.
  • Identify obvious violations of ethical standards in psychological contexts.
  • Identify aspects of individual and cultural diversity and the interpersonal challenges that often result from the diversity and context.
  • Express ideas in written format that reflect basic psychological concepts and principles.
  • Write using APA style.
  • Interpret quantitative data deployed in statistics, graphs, and tables, including statistical symbols in research reports.


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Student Organizations

Network with other Psychology students through participation in Psychology Club.  For more information speak with any Psychology faculty or inquire at the Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Psychology Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 37

Humanities 6 hours

Mathematics 3 hours

Science 7 hours

General Education Recommended Electives 3 hours

Required Electives 3 hours

  • Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 23

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
Physical Education activity classes do not count toward the graduation requirements for this degree.

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