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Liberal Arts:  Psychology Concentration

Day/Evening program

liberal artsThe university parallel Concentration in Psychology is designed for students who intend to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program at Nashua Community College and then transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the bachelor's degree with a major in Psychology.  The curriculum includes general education and other selected courses typically required in a bachelor's degree program in psychology.

Psychology is the wide-ranging scientific study and exploration of behavior and mental processes.  Critical thinking skills are emphasized and developed.  Psychology courses are an excellent complement to any profession or course of training that involves human interaction.

Students should be aware that careers in the field of professional psychology typically require a master's degree or doctoral degree, depending upon the career path selected.

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS in LIBERAL ARTS
PSYCHOLOGY CONCENTRATION
FIRST YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
ENGN101 College Composition 4 0 4
BCPN101 Computer Technology and Applications 2 2 3
PSYN101 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
MTHN106 Statistics I 4 0 4
  14
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
PSYN201 Human Growth and Development 3 0 3
PSYN220 Research Methods 3 0 3
General Education: Group F Elective 3 0 3
XXXXxxx Open Elective 3 0 3
MHTN206 Statistics II 4 0 4
General Education: Group A Elective 3 0 3
  19
SECOND YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
PSYN210 Abnormal Psychology 3 0 3
General Education: Group F or G Elective 3 0 3
SCIN101 Biology in Focus I 3 1 4
PSYNxxx  Psychology Elective 3 0 3
General Education: Group C Elective 3 0 3
  16
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
PSYN290

Psychology internship:  A Capstone Experience

1 8 3
PSYN207 Social Psychology 3 0 3
General Education: Group F or G Elective 3 0 3
General Education: Group D Elective 3 0 3
General Education: Group B Elective (must have a lab) 3 2 4
  16

Total 65 Credits

A minimum of 64 credits must be earned in the required categories to complete the program of studies.  A minimum of 16 credits must be earned at Nashua Community College, and 8 of those 16 credits must be earned in courses at the 200 level.