Jan 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Psychology


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Psychology focuses on the study of behavior and mental processes. Facts, theories, and hypotheses about people are examined within the framework of psychological research and knowledge.

This program is designed for the student who does intend to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Psychology

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.

Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (13 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • (3 hrs.)
  • (3 hrs.)
  • 1 English Literature Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State’s approved general education list)1

    1 Natural Science Elective with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State’s approved general education list)1

    1 Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Behavioral/Social Science, Mathematics, Foreign Language/Intermediate Level)3

Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • (3 hrs.)    
  • 1 Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Behavioral/Social Science, Mathematics, Foreign Language/Intermediate Level)3

    1 Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Behavioral/Social Science, Mathematics, INFS 1010, PHED 2000)3

    1 Natural Science Elective with lab (3/1 hrs.) (Select from Walters State’s approved general education list)1

    1 Philosophy Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State’s approved general education list)1

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Psychology


General Education Requirements (41 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


    Approved Philosophy General Education elective1 3 credits
    Approved English Literature General Education elective1 3 credits
    Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)


    Approved History General Education electives2 6 credits

Natural Science (8 hours)


    Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education electives1 8 credits

Total Credit Hours 60


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