60.0 Credit Hours
The Associate of Arts is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue baccalaureate degree programs such as education, English, geography, history, modern languages, philosophy, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, etc. The student who pursues the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences - Psychology emphasis - would plan to transfer to the university as a psychology major, or into a major for which psychology is a strong base. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.
- Demonstrate the ability to think logically and solve problems using analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
- Apply the principles of psychological science to understand and address real-world situations.
- Recognize and articulate an understanding of the increasing interdependence of world cultures and their consequences.
- Identify and describe the origins, methods, major perspectives and specialties in psychology.
- Achieve group goals in a variety of social contexts.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of ways with varied audiences through writing skills, oral communication skills, listening skills, reading skills, computer literacy and information literacy.
- Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in accomplishing goals.