Social Sciences: Psychology (Liberal Arts & Sciences) (A.A.)

Social sciences skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes

Degree Option
Associate in Arts Degree
Hegis Code
5649
Curriculum Code
0212
General Requirements
24 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
9 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1510: English Composition I3
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
Humanities Electives3
6
Social Sciences Electives

(courses in at least two social sciences areas other than PSY; up to 6 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

6
9
MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Mathematics

(or higher)

3
Mathematics and Sciences Electives3
Natural Sciences Electives - SUNY Gen Ed3

Core Requirements
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
12 SUNY LAS JCC
PSY 1510: General Psychology3
PSY 2530: Social Psychology3
PSY 2560: Abnormal Behavior3
Choose one of the following: PSY 2510, PSY 2520, PSY 25503
6
Any courses not already required within the PSY, ANT, ECO, GEO, GLS, HIS, POL, or SOC disciplines6

Electives
18 credit hours

(up to 6 credits may need to be Liberal Arts and Sciences specific and up to 3 credits may also need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

18

Important Points
  • MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics is recommended.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the social science approach by using social science concepts and theories to analyze behaviors or institutions (as appropriate to the discipline). This outcome is to be assessed in 2000-level courses.
  2. Explain or demonstrate the methods that social scientists use to explore social phenomena, or to gather and interpret information (as appropriate to the discipline). This outcome is to be assessed in 2000-level courses.