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    Jan 24, 2022  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology | A.A.

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Students in the Psychology program should plan their courses with the assistance of a faculty advisor after checking the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer. Electives should be chosen carefully according to the desired major at the transfer institution and based on frequent consultation with the assigned Edison State faculty advisor. The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Arts degree. Following the General Degree Requirements  will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses or courses with higher credit value may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications      3     ►Meet with advisor to align student education plan to liberal arts focus.
►Meet with transfer school representative regarding general education core requirements.
►Send high school transcript.
►Send college transcript (if applicable).
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication   3    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  HUM 121S Introduction to Humanities     3    
  PSY 121S Introduction to Psychology    3 C  
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 2

  ENG 122S Composition II        3     ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►​Apply for Edison State scholarship(s).

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  MTH 125S General Statistics      3    
  PSY 221S Abnormal Psychology     3 C  
  Humanities Elective ♦ 3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective ♦ 3    
  Credit Hours 15      

Semester 3

  PSY 228S Human Sexuality        3 C   ►Apply to transfer institution.
►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  PSY 230S Social Psychology   3 C  
  Humanities Elective ♦  3    
  Science Requirement ♦  4    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective ♦ 3    
  Credit Hours 16      

Semester 4

  PSY 225S Child Psychology     3 C   ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for scholarship(s) with transfer institution.

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
►Student must complete diversity elective.1
  PSY 227S Life Span Developmental Psychology    3 C  
  Humanities Elective1 3    
  Science Requirement ♦ 4    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1 Students are required to complete one designated diversity course to be chosen from social/behavioral sciences or humanities courses: 
ANT 121S, GEO 123S, HST 224S, MUS 127S, REL 121S or SOC 224S.

Total Credit Hours | 60-62

♦ Student must work with advisor to determine appropriate course(s) based upon transfer school.


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