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AS TO BS IN PSYCHOLOGY (OPTION A)

Effective Date: 8/1/2015 - 8/1/2016

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate AS TO BS IN PSYCHOLOGY (OPTION A) degree at Northern Kentucky University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
PSY 110 (3) 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
CIT 105 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
ENG 102 (3) 3
Heritage Course 3
SB Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
STA 220 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
Humanities Course 3
NS Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
PSY 223 (3) 3
PSY 230 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
QR/NS Course 3
WGS 200 (3) 3
GE/FL Course 3
PSY 298 (3) 3
PSY 297 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes


Student can test out of CIT 105. If so, an additional elective may be needed to meet the total credit graduation requirements at both institutions.

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
PSY 210 (3) 3
PSY 210L (2) 2
PSY 210R (1) 1
PSY 340 (3) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours12
Semester 6Credit Hours
PSY 305 (3) 3
PSY 337 (3) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
PSY 309L (2) or PSY 311L (3) or PSY 321L (2) or PSY 338L (2) or PSY 340L (2) or PSY 465L (2) 2
PSY 338 (3) 3
PSY 311 (3) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours14
Semester 8Credit Hours
PSY 309L (2) or PSY 311L (3) or PSY 321L (2) or PSY 338L (2) or PSY 340L (2) or PSY 465L (2) 2
PSY Elective 3
STA Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours17

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