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Associate of Arts

Transfer Plan

Psychology

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Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Joseph Smiley, Dean, Social & Behavioral Science

Program Summary

The following requirements are intended for students interested in completing an Associate in Arts Degree from SPC and transferring to a Psychology Bachelor's degree program within the State of Florida (CIP Code 42.0101). However, all students who complete the following requirements will graduate with an Associate in Arts Degree (GEN-AA) from SPC.

You should always consult with your desired transfer institution to determine if your anticipated program is limited access and to ensure the correct coursework is being taken (including any foreign language requirements). For institution specific information, click here to access the FloridaShines website.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1192401010: GENERAL DEGREE TRANSFER (AA)

Federal CIP Code

24.0101: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.


STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective requirement for the AA degree.
General Psychology
3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Mathematics Core

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Mathematics Core requirement for the AA degree.
Elementary Statistics
3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Natural Sciences Core and Laboratory

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Natural Sciences Core and Laboratory requirements for the AA degree.
Biological Sciences with Lab
3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Electives

Completion of this requirement satisfies 3 elective credits required for the AA degree.
Abnormal Psychology
3
OR
Developmental Psychology of the Life Span
3
OR
Child Development
3
OR
Personality Development
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
Composition I
3
Honors Composition I
3
Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities
6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Literature

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 36 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
Completing IDS 1337H, LIT 2110, LIT 2110H, LIT 2120, or LIT 2120H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
African-American Literature
3
American Literature to 1865
3
Honors American Literature I
3
American Literature From 1865 To Present
3
Honors American Literature II
3
Composition II
3
Honors Composition II
3
British Literature I (to 1800)
3
Honors British Literature I (To 1800)
3
British Literature II (since 1800)
3
Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World
6
Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights
6
Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology
6
World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance)
3
Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance)
3
World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present)
3
Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present)
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Speech

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
Introduction to Speech Communication
3
Honors Introduction to Speech Communication
3
Business and Professional Speaking
3
Public Speaking
3
Honors Public Speaking
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences - American Government

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
American National Government
3
Honors American National Government
3
Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The American Experience
6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Core

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing HUM 1020 or IDS 1106 will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
Understanding Art
3
Introduction to Humanities
3
Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities
6
Music Appreciation
3
Introduction to Philosophy
3
Honors Introduction to Philosophy
3
Introduction to Theatre Arts
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
Completing HUM 2270, HUM 2270H, IDS 1337H or REL 2300 will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
Art History:Ancient to Gothic
3
Art History:Renaissance to Contemporary
3
Western Humanities:Ancient to Renaissance
3
Honors Western Humanities: Ancient to Renaissance
3
Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary
3
Honors Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary
3
Humanities (East-West Synthesis)
3
Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis)
3
Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World
6
Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights
6
Introduction to Music History
3
World Religions
3

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
Mathematics Elective

3
Select 3 credits from any Mathematics course with: MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG or STA prefix. Minimum grade of "C" required.

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Natural Sciences - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Completing any course with an "L" or "C" in the number will also satisfy the Natural Sciences Laboratory requirement.
The Solar System
3
Observational Astronomy Laboratory
1
Human Anatomy
3
Biological Issues
3
Biology II Organisms & Ecology
3
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
3
Field Biology of Florida with Lab
3
Introduction to Biotechnology
3
Biotechnology Methods I
3
Bioinformatics
3
General Chemistry II
3
Organic Chemistry I
3
Organic Chemistry II
3
Natural Resources Conservation and Management
3
Physical Geology
3
Science of Nutrition
3
Introductory Meteorology
3
Biology of Marine Life
3
Introduction to Oceanography
3
Applied Genetics
2
General Physics II
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ethics

Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
Studies in Applied Ethics
3
Honors Studies in Applied Ethics
3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer and Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses below. No minimum credits required.
Basic Computer and Information Literacy
1
Computer Applications
3
Computer and Information Technology Concepts
3
Introduction to Educational Technology
3

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Foreign Language and Enhanced World View

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Foreign Language and Enhanced World View requirements and 9-12 elective credits for the AA degree.
9-12
XXX XXXX This degree program requires a minimum of two semesters of a foreign language at the college level.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Electives

9-12
Complete 24 credits to satisfy the 60 credit requirement for the Associate of Arts degree: 12-15 credits from the above State Mandated Prerequisites and 9-12 additional elective credits. The courses used to satisfy the Computer and Information Literacy Requirement will be counted as Elective credits.
60
Total Credits