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The Associates of Arts Degree at Gordon State College in Psychology provides students with the information needed to understand psychological principles and concepts and how to scientifically approach the study of the mind and behavior. This degree program prepares students to succeed in the Bachelor of Science in Human Services at Gordon State College or any other program leading to a career in psychology.

Area F Requirements

Required Course: 12 hours

PSYC 1101† (3-0-3)
PSYC 2101 (3-0-3)
PSYC 2103 (3-0-3)
PSYC 2570 (3-0-3)

Choose two of the following courses: 6 hours

ANTH 1102 (3-0-3)
BIOL 1107 or 1111 (3-2-4)
BIOL 1108 or 1112 (3-2-4)
BIOL 2210 (3-3-4)
BUSA 2101 (3-0-3)
HUSV 2101 (3-0-3)
MATH 2101 (3-0-3)
PHIL 2010 (3-0-3)
SOCI 1101 (3-0-3)
SOCI 1160 (3-0-3)
SOCI 2293 (3-0-3)
** Any foreign language course(s)

Hours Applied to Area F ............................................ 18 HOURS*

Courses may not be used to satisfy requirements in more than one Area.

Advising Notes

  • † PSYC 1101 must be used to satisfy Area F requirements.
  • * Students may use one (1) excess Area F credit hour to satisfy Area B requirements.
  • ** Students with credit for SPAN 1001 and/or SPAN 1002 cannot receive credit for SPAN 1060.
  • Students with credit for SPAN 1060 cannot receive credit for SPAN 1001 and/or SPAN 1002.
  • Area F credit hours in excess of eighteen, resulting from MATH 1113 or 1501, from BIOL 1107K, 1108K, or 2110K, or from more than three PSYC classes can be applied to Area B.
  • Students who started at Gordon State College before Fall, 2007, should consult their advisor regarding Area C requirements.

Advisement Worksheet

Psychology Advisement Worksheet (pdf)

Please print out this advisement worksheet and review all requirements before your initial meeting with your advisor. Hold on to this worksheet for future planning.

Additional Information

Psychology Program Map
Careers in Psychology

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