|This planner contains a recommended sequence of courses to complete the degree online in five terms. Recommended courses are high-enrolled courses that can be expected to have online sections in the term in which they appear. Other courses from the same category can be substituted when they meet the program requirements. Refer to the course catalog, your academic advisor or your academic chair for more information.
This sequence supports a pathway to the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Refer to AACC’s Transfer Agreements page: https://www.aacc.edu/resources/academic-services/transfer-services/transfer-agreements/ for more information.
Official Title of Major: Arts and Sciences Transfer - Psychology, A.A.
Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A.
Total Credit Hours: 60
Purpose: A degree in psychology is a traditional and well-established major offered at almost all universities across the country. This area of concentration prepares students for continuation to a BS/BA in Psychology. Anne Arundel Community College can readily supply the initial core class requirements for such degrees. In addition, this concentration can prepare students for employment in any number of fields that engage the social sciences. The degree can lead to a variety of professions - from the social sciences to business and beyond. This concentration provides essential content to understand the psychological constructs of human behavior including psychological theories on biological, behavioral, environmental, and cognitive factors that influence human development, human relationships, and sociocultural perspectives. Ultimately, students within this area of concentration will have a comprehensive picture of the opportunities psychology offers as a field of study and a career, and will also come to a greater understanding of themselves and their personal motivations.
Students who would like to follow the Psychology pathway and at the same time earn the Gender and Sexuality Studies (certificate) (CRT.GSS.STDS) can do so by taking the following recommended courses within the Psychology Arts and Sciences transfer degree (AA.ARTS-SCI.PSY). 15 credit hours are required for the certificate:
One additional GSS course
Students who would like to follow the Psychology pathway and at the same time earn the Gender and Sexuality Studies letter of recognition can do so by taking the following recommended courses within the Psychology Arts and Sciences transfer degree (AA.ARTS-SCI.PSY). 9 credit hours are required for the Letter of Recognition:
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Lori Perez
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
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Term 3 (Summer)
Term 4 (Fall)
Term 5 (Spring)