The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
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This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and significant coursework in psychology and the disciplines that support it.
Graduates work for a bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Psychology or related fields. The program also provides a strong and diverse preparation in the liberal arts and sciences for those desiring a broad educational background for transfer to a variety of programs at four-year institutions.Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
The following list of courses and electives are required for the PA Statewide Articulation Agreement in Psychology. Students intending to transfer to a PA Trac college or university should consult a transfer counselor early in their program.Psychology Courses: PSY-101 Introduction to Psychology PSY-202 Social Psychology or One (1) Life Span CoursePSY-208 Abnormal Psychology PSY-270 Statistics for the Behavioral & Social SciencesPSY-290 Research Methods & Applications Computer & Information Technology Elective: CIT-100 Computer Fundamentals & Applications or CIT-140 Office Productivity Applications Science Course: BIO-151 General Biology 1
Psychology Life Span/ Developmental Elective (choose one course)PSY-108 Human Growth & Development PSY-113 Psychology of Death & Dying PSY-204 Adolescent PsychologyPSY-210 Child PsychologyPSY-214 Psychology of AdulthoodPhilosophy Elective: PHL-155, Ethics Science Elective: Students should select lab courses from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Astronomy. Restricted Elective: Students should select from the following: Art, Dance, Foreign Language, Geography, Health & Physical Education, Literature, Music or Theatre