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AS TO BA IN PSYCHOLOGY (OPTION B)

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 BA IN PSYCHOLOGY (OPTION B) 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

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
COM 181 (3) or COM 252 (3) 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
Heritage Course 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
Humanities Course 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 6 Credit Hours
SB Course 3
PSY 110 (3) 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
NS Course 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 6 Credit Hours
MAT 150 (3) 3
STA 220 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  34
Associate in Science Requirements
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
QR/NS Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
WGS 200 (3) 3
GE/FL Course 3
Total Credit Hours  12
Electives
PSY 230 (3) 3
PSY 223 (3) 3
PSY 297 (3) 3
PSY 298 (3) 3
CIT 105 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  15

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

Northern Kentucky University Courses
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
PSY 210 (3) 3
PSY 210L (2) 2
PSY 210R (1) 1
PSY 340 (3) 3
Elective 3
PSY 305 (3) 3
PSY 337 (3) 3
PSY 338 (3) 3
PSY 311 (3) 3
PSY Elective 3
PSY Elective 3
Elective 3
PSY Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
PSY Elective 3
Total Credit Hours  60


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