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    Jul 13, 2024  
2021-22 RACC Student Catalog 
2021-22 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, AA (May be completed online)

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Social Sciences/Human Services Division

This program is designed to prepare the student to enter a baccalaureate program in Psychology on the junior level.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the discipline of psychology and differentiate among the various sub-fields within the disipline.
  • Discuss various theories of psychology as they relate to behavior and mental processes.
  • Identify terminology used in interpersonal relationships and intrapersonal awareness.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between psychology and physical health.
  • Analyze biological, cognitive, and social-emotional development of the developing human.
  • Identify the various theories that explain personality development.
  • Summarize the basic features of research methods in psychology.
  • Analyze the major cognitive systems, schools of psychology, and general theories of psychology as they relate to the human.
  • Analyze the biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors that influence behaviors and psychological phenomenon to include processes in addiction and recovery.
  • Illustrate the theories and their practical applications as these relate to sensation and perception.

Program Guide

Total Credits=60

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