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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Applied Psychology (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: University-parallel course covering history and systems of psychology, behavioral research methods, physiology of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, consciousness, cognition, personality, lifespan development, gender, social psychology, motivation, emotion, stress, mental disorders and therapies.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements, from prehistory to the seventeenth century.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: Polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; roots of polynomial functions, rational and polynomial inequalities; systems of linear and nonlinear equations; matrices; and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0200 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1470 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0470, College Algebra Booster.

Notes: Math elective. Choose from MAT1120 or any Mathematics, Statistics & Logic elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/ MAT1470 recommended for BS

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 and MAT 0300 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Research and theory concerning the physical, cognitive and social development of a person from conception to death, including prenatal and child development, adolescence, adult life crises, marriage, family, work, leisure and senescence.

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Description: Basic research methods for the behavioral sciences covering: correlational/descriptive and laboratory/experimental design methodology, dependent and independent variables, principles of measurement, and reading and writing scientific research reports.

Notes: Program requirement A-term Available online for full-term

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Description: Basic statistical techniques used in behavioral sciences, including descriptive and inferential statistics, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and distribution, non-parametric statistics, hypothesis testing, tests of significance, analysis of variance and post-hoc tests.

Notes: Program requirement B-term Available online for full-term

Prerequisites: PSY 1100 and PSY 2235

Description: Introduction to the theories and practices of psychology in the workplace, including human resource management, organizational science, and human factors engineering. Specific topics include motivation and satisfaction, group decision making and development, leadership, workplace politics, employee selection and training, work-related stress, performance appraisal systems, and organizational improvement.

Notes: Spring only

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Description: English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

This course will provide students with knowledge of learning principles and skills required to implement basic behavioral interventions in school, home, industry, clinical, and other social settings. Operant, respondent, and cognitive-behavior modification methods are reviewed in terms of treatment interventions, self-control strategies, and improving productivity in industry.

Notes: Fall Only

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Application of diverse stress management techniques. Topics covered include assertiveness, stress-related personality factors, holistic health, relaxation techniques, communication patterns, cognitive restructuring, and time management.

Notes: Program elective: Choose from one of the following courses: PSY 1160 or PSY 2126 or PSY 2180 or PSY 2205 or PSY 2206 or PSY 2214 or PSY 2218 or PSY 2220 or PSY 2242 or PSY 2270 or PSY 2297

Prerequisites: PSY 1100

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Notes: Program elective: Choose from the following courses: COM2206 or COM2211

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Notes: Associates of Arts elective. Choose any college-level course in the Sinclair catalog (limited to 2 hours of PED courses)

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/ May NOT be another PSY course to meet two disciplines requirement

 

Term hours subtotal:

17

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.