Jul 14, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Psychology: AS

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Associate of Science | 61 credits minimum

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Program Description
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.

Transfer/Articulation Information
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 student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

General Education Requirements

Complete all General Education courses. Refer to Notes for program specific requirements and recommendations.


Program General Education Notes


Quantitative Literacy (QL): MATH 1030 or
                                               MATH 1040

Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

  • Psychology AS: Full-time  
  • If students follow the suggested sample schedule, completion time is four semesters.
  • Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Describe major concepts, overarching themes, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, historical trends, and recent advances within psychology. [1,2]
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation. [3,4,5]
  • Demonstrate psychology information literacy. [2,8]
  • Use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and scientific reasoning to interpret psychological phenomena and, when appropriate, consider sociocultural factors and apply ethical standards. [1,2,4,5]
  • Develop skills and knowledge to enhance relationships, be civically engaged, and work with others in a professional and constructive manner; and demonstrate values that build community. [2,6,7]
  • Apply psychological content and skills to career goals and develop a meaningful, professional direction for after graduation. [4,5]

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