Oct 04, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, A.A.

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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.

Students can follow the Program Map listed below to complete this program:

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.

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