Psychology

Requirements for admission to four-year colleges and universities vary a great deal. Illinois Central College has articulated agreements with several area universities to ensure ease in transfer of credits upon completion of the Associate in Arts degree.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
PSY 110 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY  3
SOC 110 AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY  3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ** 3
BIOL 111 CONCEPTS IN BIOLOGY  4
CHEM 110 CHEMISTRY AND SOCIETY  4
MATH 134 FINITE MATH  4
PHIL 110 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY  3
PHIL 111 LOGIC  3
FINE ARTS * 3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 150 GENETICS  3
PSY 112 PERSONALITY  3
PSY 202 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT  3
PSY 210 HUMAN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR  3
PSY 225 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY  3
PSY 250 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES  3
ELECTIVE ** 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.
** Social Sciences or Electives: PSY 112, 115, 118, 200, 215, 220; SOC 120, 210

Students enrolled in the Associate in Arts degree program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements in addition to requirements for the institution to which transfer is intended.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; CHEM 110; PSY 110; PHIL 110
Spring Semester 1ENGL 111; SOC 110; PSY 202; PSY 112; MATH 134
Fall Semester 2COMM 110; PHIL 111; PSY 225; BIOL 111; Fine Arts
Spring Semester 2PSY 210; BIOL 150; PSY 250; Elective; Social Science

Program Contact Information

Arts and Communication Department

Room 124A

(309) 694-5113

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training