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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, A.A.


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Psychology


Program Description


Option offered through Liberal Arts

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. This program is for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and major in Psychology.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology;
  • Apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation;
  • Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes;
  • Develop insights and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues;
  • Evaluate evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline;
  • Illustrate information competence with the ability to use computers and other technology, and the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of formats;
  • Understand and respect the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity.

After Union County College


Graduates can transfer to a four-year degree program majoring in the Social Sciences or Liberal Arts, or other areas of interest and are eligible to take advantage of the many transfer/ articulation agreements Union County College has with some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. See a transfer advisor for details.

Recommended Sequence


First Year


Fall Semester


Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 12

Total Program Credits: 60


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