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. PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology is a prerequisite for most psychology courses.
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 associate of science requires 18 hours of coursework in the following distribution:
15 hours of required courses
PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychology (3 hours)
PSYC 200 Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)
PSYC 230 Life Span Development (3 hours)
PSYC 240 Social Psychology (3 hours)
PSYC 334 Abnormal Psychology (3 hours)
Students also must complete three hours 3 hours of a psychology elective.