Applied Psychology A.S.
Earning an A.S. in Applied Psychology provides a considerable advantage to those who are looking to secure employment in personal and home health care. Students who complete the program will have extensive knowledge in the liberal arts as well as areas that focus on the application of learning and behavior to enhance the lives of children and adults who are struggling with behavioral and/or developmental disabilities.
Graduates of the Applied Psychology A.S. degree program will be able to:
- Evaluate arguments with regard to psychological questions.
- Write using APA style to effectively communicate psychological information.
- Describe the psychological perspective on the human condition in a cultural context.
- Discuss psychological questions demonstrating diversity awareness and a global world view.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply psychological principles to other disciplines.
- Compare and contrast the major areas and theories in psychology.
Minimum Degree Requirements (62 credits)
English (6 credits)
|ENG 101||English Composition|
|ENG 102||Literature & Composition|
Humanities (9 Credits)
|-------->||World Languages Gen. Ed. Course|
|-------->||The Arts Gen. Ed. Course|
|COM 101||Public Speaking|
History (3 Credits)
|-------->||US History or World History Gen. Ed. Course|
Social Science (21 Credits)
|PSY 101||Introduction to Psychology|
|PSY 230||Human Development|
|PSY 240||Social Psychology|
|PSY 250||Applied Psychology|
|PSY 280||Abnormal Psychology|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology|
|-------->||Social Science elective|
Math (6 Credits)
|-------->||Any MAT course above 100|
|MAT 161||Elementary Statistics|
Science (8 Credits)
|BIO 100||Human Biology|
|-------->||Any 4-credit natural science course with a lab|
Free Electives (9 Credits)
|-------->||Any courses that receive college credit|
Students who earn an Applied Psychology A.S. degree are prepared to transfer into a bachelor's degree program in Applied Psychology or Psychology.
Graduates of CCC's program may transfer seamlessly into the programs at our partner institutions: SUNY Canton (Applied Psychology) and SUNY Plattsburgh (Psychology).