2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 04, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Psychology, AS



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PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year college and major in psychology.

CREDENTIALS: An Associate of Science (AS) degree is a major related to an area such as business administration, engineering, science, and social sciences that takes 2 years for full time students to complete. Students receiving an AS degree intend to transfer to four-year colleges.

TRANSFER INFORMATION: This program is designed for transfer. Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that they select general electives that best prepare them for the specific requirements of their intended transfer college or university programs of study. More information can also be found at www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Recognize and apply psychological terminology, major theoretical perspectives, content domains, and figures in the context of the discipline of psychology.
  2. Identify relevant sources of psychology-related information and accurately summarize in APA format.
  3.  Accurately summarize an empirical research study
  4. Critically evaluate and interpret psychological phenomena using scientific reasoning. 
  5. Apply statistical tests in the analysis of behavioral data.

Required Courses


Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 60


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

Students who completed three years of the same foreign language in high school have met the foreign language requirement and must take two courses from the Elective options instead of SPA or FRE 101 -FRE 102 . Heritage or conversationally fluent speakers may enroll directly into FRE or SPA 102 . Please check with your advisor to determine the best option(s) for course substitution or if you wish to take a foreign language other than Spanish or French.

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