Psychology Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Psychology majors explore human behavior and mental processes. The psychology field includes mental health, counseling, child development, neuroscience, behavior analysis, and more. Psychology students learn to apply scientific methods to diagnose and treat patients and to conduct research on principles of behavior. Psychology students also develop well-rounded skills in writing, speaking, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and more.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Psychology.
COURSES  
Introduction to PsychologyPSY 101
Intro Measurement & StatisticsPSY 230
Research MethodsPSY 290AB or PSY 290AC

  Mesa Community College Electives
The elective courses listed below may be applicable to your degree depending on which university you choose.
COURSES  
Abnormal PsychologyPSY 266
Biological PsychologyPSY 275
Developmental PsychologyPSY 240
Human SexualityPSY 277
PersonalityPSY 260
Social PsychologyPSY 250


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Psychology
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State University - Lake HavasuBAPsychology
None
Arizona State University - OnlineBAPsychology
None
Arizona State University - PolytechnicBSCounseling and Applied Psychology
None
Arizona State University - PolytechnicBSIndustrial and Organizational Psychology
None
Arizona State University - TempeBAPsychology
4th Semester Proficiency
Arizona State University - TempeBSPsychology
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSPsychology (Psychological Science)
None
Arizona State University - WestBAPsychology
ASU West Language and Cultures Requirement
Arizona State University - WestBSPsychology
ASU West Language and Cultures Requirement
Northern Arizona UniversityBAPsychological Sciences
4th Semester Proficiency
Northern Arizona UniversityBSPsychological Sciences
None
NAU-Extended CampusesBPsychology
TBD
University of ArizonaBSPsychological Science
None
University of ArizonaBAPsychology
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSPsychology
2nd Semester Proficiency

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