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PART-TIME PATHWAYS (3 to 5 years) are available for most degrees. To qualify to take college-level classes, some students may be required to take college preparation classes first.

YEAR ONE – FALL

Course Title Credits Milestone Pre-req Schedule tips
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 ☑
ENG101 English Composition 1 3 ☑
ANT101 Cultural Anthropology 3
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3
MAT122 Quantitative Reasoning 3
CREDITS: 15

YEAR ONE – SPRING

Course Title Credits Milestone Pre-req Schedule tips
ENG102 English Composition 2 3
PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSY200 Basic Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences 3 ☑ ☑
MAT125 Statistics 4 ☑
BIO121
or
BIO111
Anatomy and Physiology 1
or
Introduction to Biology
4 ☑ ☑
CREDITS: 17

YEAR TWO – FALL

Course Title Credits Milestone Pre-req Schedule tips
HIS121 World Civilizations 1 3
LIT271 World Literature 1 3 Fall only
SPN111 Elementary Spanish Language and Culture I 3 See advisor to assess your Spanish level
PSY206 Social Psychology 3 ☑
PSY209 Biopsychology 3 ☑ Fall only
CREDITS: 15

YEAR TWO – SPRING

Course Title Credits Milestone Pre-req Schedule tips
BIO122 Anatomy and Physiology 2 4 ☑
HIS122 World Civilizations 2 3
SPN112 Introductory Spanish 11 3 ☑ Spring only—
See advisor to assess your Spanish level
PSY201 Developmental Psychology 1:
Childhood and Adolescence
3 ☑
PSY207 Abnormal Psychology 3 ☑
CREDITS: 16

TOTAL CREDITS:63

Program Snapshot

  • Associates Degree prepares students for transfer to a 4-year institution
  • Can be part-time
  • Day, evening and on-line classes
  • You may need additional math, reading, or writing courses before starting your PSY courses. Take your assessment tests as soon as possible.

Helpful Hints

  • A grade of “C “or better is required in PSY 101 to take more advanced Psychology courses
  • You are encouraged to take your MAT and BIO requirements early
  • Graduates are encouraged to pursue a Bachelor degree using one of the college’s Transfer Agreements, including the Mass Transfer Pathway Program
  • Some courses require prerequisites
  • The following courses meet the college 6 core academic skills. ANT 101 Global Awareness, PSY 200 Information Literacy, PSY 206 Public Speaking, PSY 209 Writing, MAT 125 Quantitative Methods, BIO 121 Science and Technology.

Milestone Courses

Milestone courses are the most important for success in the program, should be taken in the sequence shown, and may require certain grades or other outcomes for your continued progress toward graduation. They may also cover most, or all the six core skills required for graduation.

Disclaimer

You are encouraged to use this pathway checklist with an advisor as a worksheet when planning your progress toward a degree or certificate. This checklist is not your academic transcript and it is not official notification of completion of degree or certificate requirements.

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