Associate of Science | 61 credits minimum
Social & Behavioral Sciences Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus AAB 165
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-4327
Academic and Career Advising
Interim Associate Dean - Mequette Sorenson
Associate Professors − Karen Kwan, Katerina Salini, Shannon Flynt
Assistant Professors − Thomas Hansen, Emily Putnam, Justice Morath
The Psychology department offers individual courses in psychology, as well as a two-year AS degree. Listed below is the recommended course of study for the AS degree.
Admission into a major program at a transfer institution depends upon the receiving institution’s requirements for that major. Some major programs are restricted and require special application as well as a competitive GPA. See an Academic Advisor at both SLCC and the intended receiving institution for specific articulation information.
Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and books based on the number of credit hours each semester.
Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, completion time is four semesters.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
|1. Theory and Content of Psychology. Students will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
|2. Communication Skills. Students will be able to communicate effectively in a variety of formats.
|3. Research Methods in Psychology. Students will understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation.
|4. Critical Thinking Skills in Psychology. Students will gain experience in critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
|5. Civic Engagement. Students will develop the following skills and knowledge to by civically engaged and /or to work with others in a professional and constructive manner.