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The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Psychology (PSYX) is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the discipline of psychology. Courses in psychology emphasize self-understanding and self evaluation, as well as knowledge of scientific theory and recent data in the field. Students intending to pursue a bachelor’s degree should consult the requirements of that institution when planning their program of study.
- Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and basic research methodology of psychology.
- Develop realistic ideas about how to implement their psychological knowledge in a variety of occupational settings in their community.
- Investigate and discuss cross-cultural issues specific to the discipline of psychology.
- Gain practical experience in the application of psychological principles to everyday life situations.
General Education Requirements
|Core I Communications||9|
|Core II Mathematics and Science||6|
|Core III Arts and Humanities||6|
|Core IV Social Sciences (PSYX 100 & SOCI 101)||7|
|Core V Native American Studies||3|
|Core VI Computer Technology||3|
|Core VII Health||2|
|Total General Education credits required for degree||36|
Psychology Program of Study
|PSYX 105 Careers in Psychology||1|
|PSYX 230 Developmental Psychology||3|
|PSYX 233 Adult Development & Aging||3|
|PSYX 240 Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSYX 248 Domestic Violence||3|
|PSYX 260 Fundamentals of Social Psychology||3|
|PSYX 270 Fundamentals of Psychology of Learning||3|
|SOCI 209 Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency||3|
|*Electives (CAS, HS, PSYX, SOCI, EDU 225)||3|
|Total Program of Study credits required for degree||24|
|Total credits required for degree||61|
*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.