Aug 07, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

Psychology


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Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta, Online

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term

Award: Associate of Arts degree

Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process  

The Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Psychology provides a course of study which will readily transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. You will take courses in science, communication, math, humanities, social science and required psychology subject areas in preparation to transfer into a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at many 4 year colleges.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year college, you should select courses to satisfy requirements of the specific institution to which you intend to transfer. Consult your advisor at the transferring four-year institution anytime you have questions about course selection.

General Degree Requirements

  1. The Associate of Arts degree will include a minimum of 60 semester hours of courses designed and acceptable for transfer, and may include up to 16 semester hours of career-technical courses. Note: Students not ready to begin college/transfer level writing and math courses may need additional prerequisite coursework that requires them to exceed the 60 credit hours minimum.
  2. Students transferring an Associate of Arts degree to a public university must have maintained a minimum cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 on all graded arts and sciences courses acceptable for transfer.
  3. A 2.0 cumulative GPA and a passing grade in all required courses.
  4. Earn a minimum of 18 credit hours at NICC that meet degree requirements.
  5. Completion of SDV 179 - The College Experience course.

General Education Core Requirements


Math and Science: 10 Credits


Social Science: 9 Credits


Humanities: 12 Credits


Elective(s): 20 Credits


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