College of Continuing Professional Studies

About the CCPS Associate of Science in Psychology Program

The College of Graduate Continuing Professional Studies offers a associate of science degree in psychology. Psychology is the science that deals with mental processes and behavior. A psychology degree opens doors to a wide variety of careers in such fields as counseling, social work, or education.

In addition to the course offerings, departmental majors are encouraged to work in community, social and/or correctional agencies where they can apply classroom knowledge to real problems.

The psychology program requires 21 hours of coursework in the following distribution:

PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology
BSCI 200: Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 230: Life Span Development 
PSYC 240: Social Psychology 
PSYC 334: Abnormal Psychology 
PSYC elective

Students also must complete three hours of an elective PSYC course numbered 300 or above.

General Education Courses

Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:

ENGL 207: Expository Writing
LIBR 211 Information Research Skills

Choose one of the following:

GSTU 101: Introduction to Computers and Software
GSTU 210: Desktop Applications for PCs
GSTU 211: Desktop Applications for Macs