Degree Plans - Psychology (AA)

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The discipline of Psychology studies the human mind and human behavior. Whether you plan to pursue a profession in the research, medical, business or educational area, we will start you on the correct path to your ultimate career. 

Join our program and learn a broad understanding of the mind, human motivation and behavior. Our dedicated faculty provide you the platform to succeed with your long-term goals. Upon completion, you will be able to embark on a new career path, further your career, or simply enjoy greater happiness and success in an existing passion. 

At TJC we’ll show you how you can help others live their best lives. 

Catalog Year
2019-2020
Degree Type
AA
Field of Study
Yes
Available Online
Yes
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 19 Credits

PSYC 2301 General Psychology*
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development*
PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods in Psychology
PSYC 2319 Social Psychology
PSYC 2320 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 2330 Biological Psychology

 

Select any number of elective hours needed to bring the total semester hours to no fewer than 60.

 
TJC Core Curriculum 41 Credits

In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 41 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement.

Field of Study Courses: 19
TJC Core Curriculum: 41
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3
HIST 1301 United States History I 3

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework**

3

MATH 1314 College Algebra

3

PSYC 2301 General Psychology*

3
Second Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311
3
HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301
3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development*

3

PSYC 2317 Statistical Methods in Psychology

3
Third Semester Credit Hours
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321
3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core

3

xxxx x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3
PSYC 2330 Biological Psychology 3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

PSYC 2319 Social Psychology

3

PSYC 2320 Abnormal Psychology

3

xxxx x3xx Creative Arts Core

3
xxxx x1xx Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 60

ΔClasses chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.

*PSYC 2301 and PSYC 2314 both satisfy the Social and Behavioral Sciences core requirement. Therefore, students graduating with the Psychology AAFOS will be both Field of Study complete and Core complete.

**Recommended Core Curriculum course. Other Core Curriculum courses may satisfy this requirement.