Feb 24, 2024
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:
- Relate psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues;
- Illustrate information literacy by utilizing multiple media sources and technology, and by communicating effectively in a variety of formats;
- Demonstrate understanding about the complexity of sociocultural and international diversity;
- Apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation;
- Analyze major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology;
- Solve problems related to behavior and mental process by utilizing critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and the scientific approach;
- Evaluate evidence and ethical issues relating to psychology.
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.
Total Program Credits: 60
Math, Science & Technology Gen Ed Requirement 4 credit hours: MAT 125 Recommended.
Math Gen Ed Requirement 4 credit hours: MAT 127 Recommended.
Social Sciences Gen Ed Requirement: SOC 101 Recommended
Any Gen Ed Diversity Requirement: SOC 206 Recommended
The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation. Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.
Career and Transfer Information