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Psychology

Associate of Arts Degree

The Associate of Arts degree in Psychology is intended to provide students with the first two years of general requirements and a basis in psychology that will prepare them for transfer to an institution which grants a baccalaureate degree.

Special note: Students who plan to transfer to an institution which grants a baccalaureate degree to continue their study of psychology should refer to the catalog of that institution and consult with an ACC instructor of psychology.

  Semester I Credit Hours
    PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    History1 3
    Fine Arts2 3
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  15
  Semester II
  MATH 1332 College Mathematics OR 3
  MATH 1314 College Algebra OR
  MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics
  ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
    History4 3
  Humanities2 3
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  15
  Semester III
  PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods for the Behavioral Sciences 3
    Literature6 3
    GOVT 2305 United States Government 3
  Natural Sciences7 3-4
  Foreign Language8 4-5
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  16-18
  Semester IV
  PSY 2663 Research Methods in Psychology 3
    GOVT 2306 Texas State and Local Government 3
  Foreign Language8 4-5
  Natural Sciences7 3-4
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  16-18
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  TOTALS 62-66

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  1Select from the following courses: HIST 1301, HIST 2301, HIST 2327, or HIST 2381. HIST 2301 and HIST 2381 may only be taken once.
  2Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
  3Select a Speech course from Communications in the Core Curriculum Course List.
  4Select from: HIST 1302, HIST 2301, HIST 2328, or HIST 2381. HIST 2301 and HIST 2381 may only be taken once.
  5Psychology Elective: Students can choose from: PSYC 2306, PSYC 2308, PSYC 2311, PSYC 2314, PYSC 2315, PSYC 2316, PSYC 2319, PSYC 2389 or PSY 2673.
  6Select an English elective from Humanities literature courses in the Core Curriculum Course List.
  7Select from Natural Sciences in the Core Curriculum Course List. At least one Natural Sciences course chosen must have a lab component.
  8Foreign language hours must be in the same language.