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Psychology

A Balanced Appreciation for Psychology in Traditional or Accelerated Delivery Formats

The Psychology program develops a balanced appreciation for the discipline as a science (which seeks to discover general principles of human experience and behavior), and as an art (which effectively applies these principles to the unique individual). The Program aims to provide information, activities, and demonstrations that provide the motivation and thinking tools to explore the interface between the mind and a person’s body, values, family, and culture. Two formats, traditional delivery and adult accelerated delivery, are available to complete the program.

Delivery Options

Traditional Delivery

The traditional psychology major is 36 credits and must be paired with a minor.

Adult Accelerated Delivery

The adult accelerated degree completion psychology major is a comprehensive, innovative, flexible, year-rounded program for adult learners. A requirement for admission to this program is the completion of at least 45 college credits. The comprehensive major includes 36 credits of the psychology major and 18 credits from a concentrated area of study that may include interdisciplinary credits approved by the advisor.

The courses are offered in an accelerated format in the evenings and during weekends. This option features an integrated accelerated liberal arts core offered at the following locations: Manitowoc, Appleton, Green Bay, Sheboygan, Keshena, and Marinette, However, almost all psychology courses for Career Directed/Degree Completion major are at the College’s Manitowoc Campus.

Program Requirements

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 201 Research Methods

3

PSY 202 Theories of Personality

3

PSY 203 Statistics for the Social Sciences

 3

PSY 204 Social Psychology

 3

PSY 301 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

 3

PSY 302 Cognitive Psychology

 3

SOC 210 Intro to Family Studies

 3

PSY 475 Community Psychology and Service

 3

* Can be substituted with Clinical Coursework approved by your advisor.

Developmental Psychology (Choose 3-6 credits)

PSY 274 Life Span Development 3

3

OR two of the following:

PSY 370 Adult Development and Aging

3

PSY 375 Child Growth and Development

3

PSY 376 Adolescent Psychology

3

Mind/Body Psychology (Choose 3 credits)

PSY 205 Wholistic Wellness

3

PSY 213 Stress Management

3

PSY 214 Health Psychology

3

PSY 303 Biopsychology

3

Electives

Any Psychology Courses or other coursework with advisor approval

3-7

Total Program Credits

36