Nov 20, 2019  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Psychology, A.A.


CIP: 42.0101
School of Liberal Arts, 505-428-1722

This program is for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution and obtain a bachelor’s degree in psychology. It includes transferable general education requirements as well as psychology courses. These courses are designed to give students a basic foundation in psychology as well as transfer as introductory-level classes at a four-year institution. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their SFCC advisors to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Recognize, assess and integrate the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in psychology.
  • Define and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation.
  • Identify, examine and utilize the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavioral and mental processes.
  • Find coherence among and attribute psychological principles to interpersonal, social and organizational issues.
  • Evaluate evidence, interpret ambiguity and model the ethics and values that are the underpinnings of psychology.

General Education Requirements: (33 Credits Minimum)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Laboratory Science (8 Credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)


Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Health and Wellness (1 Credit)


Related Requirements: (3 Credits Minimum)


Choose from courses in Anthropology (ANTH), Criminal Justice (CRJS), Human Services (HMSV), Paralegal Studies (LEGL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOCI).

Total 60 Credits Min.