Earn your A.A. Degree at SPC - Finish at a university

psychology A.A. Transfer Plan-SPCThis A.A. transfer plan is intended for students who want to pursue a bachelor of science degree in Psychology at state universities in Florida that offer it. Students who complete these requirements graduate from SPC with an Associate in Arts Degree and meet the state-mandated pre-requisites of their four-year major.

A degree in Psychology can prepare you for a career in counseling, psychotherapy, mental health services, case management, advocacy, research, teaching or human resources.

Psychology Transfer Plan

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Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Joseph Smiley
Dean, Social & Behavioral Science


Program Summary

The following requirements are intended for students interested in completing an Associate in Arts Degree from SPC and transferring to a Psychology Bachelor's degree program within the State of Florida (CIP Code 42.0101). However, all students who complete the following requirements will graduate with an Associate in Arts Degree (GEN-AA) from SPC.

You should always consult with your desired transfer institution to determine if your anticipated program is limited access and to ensure the correct coursework is being taken (including any foreign language requirements). For institution specific information, click here to access the FloridaShines website.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1192401010: GENERAL DEGREE TRANSFER (AA)

Federal CIP Code

24.0101: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.


STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective requirement for the AA degree.
PSY 1012 General Psychology 3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Mathematics Core

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Mathematics Core requirement for the AA degree.
STA 2023 Elementary Statistics 3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Natural Sciences Core and Laboratory

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Natural Sciences Core and Laboratory requirements for the AA degree.
BSC 1005C Biological Sciences with Lab 3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Electives

Completion of this requirement satisfies 3 elective credits required for the AA degree.
CLP 2140 Abnormal Psychology 3
OR
DEP 2004 Developmental Psychology of the Life Span 3
OR
DEP 2102 Child Development 3
OR
PPE 2001 Personality Development 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
ENC 1101 Composition I 3
ENC 1101H Honors Composition I 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Literature

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 36 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
Completing IDS 1337H, LIT 2110, LIT 2110H, LIT 2120, or LIT 2120H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
AML 1600 African-American Literature 3
AML 2010 American Literature to 1865 3
AML 2010H Honors American Literature I 3
AML 2020 American Literature From 1865 To Present 3
AML 2020H Honors American Literature II 3
ENC 1102 Composition II 3
ENC 1102H Honors Composition II 3
ENL 2012 British Literature I (to 1800) 3
ENL 2012H Honors British Literature I (To 1800) 3
ENL 2022 British Literature II (since 1800) 3
IDS 1112H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
IDS 1610 Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology 6
LIT 2110 World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2110H Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2120 World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
LIT 2120H Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Speech

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
SPC 1017 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPC 1017H Honors Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPC 1065 Business and Professional Speaking 3
SPC 1608 Public Speaking 3
SPC 1608H Honors Public Speaking 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences - American Government

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
POS 2041 American National Government 3
POS 2041H Honors American National Government 3
IDS 2103H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The American Experience 6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Core

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing HUM 1020 or IDS 1106 will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
ARH 1000 Understanding Art 3
HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6
MUL 1010 Music Appreciation 3
PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 1010H Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3
THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre Arts 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
Completing HUM 2270, HUM 2270H, IDS 1337H, REL 2300 or REL2300H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
ARH 2050 Art History:Ancient to Gothic 3
ARH 2051 Art History:Renaissance to Contemporary 3
HUM 2210 Western Humanities:Ancient to Renaissance 3
HUM 2210H Honors Western Humanities: Ancient to Renaissance 3
HUM 2233 Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary 3
HUM 2233H Honors Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary 3
HUM 2270 Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
HUM 2270H Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
IDS 1112H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
MUH 1110 Introduction to Music History 3
REL 2300 World Religions 3
REL 2300H Honors World Religions 3

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
Mathematics Elective

Select 3 credits from any Mathematics course with: MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG or STA prefix. Minimum grade of "C" required. 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Natural Sciences - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Completing any course with an "L" or "C" in the number will also satisfy the Natural Sciences Laboratory requirement.
AST 1003 The Solar System 3
AST 1022L Observational Astronomy Laboratory 1
BSC 1083 Human Anatomy 3
BSC 1930 Biological Issues 3
BSC 2011 Biology II Organisms & Ecology 3
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BSC 2250C Field Biology of Florida with Lab 3
BSC 2420 Introduction to Biotechnology 3
BSC 2426C Biotechnology Methods I 3
BSC 2435 Bioinformatics 3
CHM 2046 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II 3
EVR 1328 Natural Resources Conservation and Management 3
GLY 2010 Physical Geology 3
HUN 1201 Science of Nutrition 3
MET 2010 Introductory Meteorology 3
OCB 1000C Biology of Marine Life 3
OCE 2001 Introduction to Oceanography 3
PCB 2061 Applied Genetics 2
PHY 1054 General Physics II 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ethics

Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
PHI 1600 Studies in Applied Ethics 3
PHI 1600H Honors Studies in Applied Ethics 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer and Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses below. No minimum credits required.
CGS 1070 Basic Computer and Information Literacy 1
CGS 1100 Computer Applications 3
CGS 1309 Computer and Information Technology Concepts 3
EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology 3

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Foreign Language

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Foreign Language and Enhanced World View requirements and 8 elective credits for the AA degree.
This degree program requires a minimum of two semesters of a foreign language at the college level.

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course from the approved General Education Enhanced Worldview coursework below. This requirement is intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. Any college-level foreign language course, excluding American Sign Language, will meet this requirement.
HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities 3
HUM 2270 Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
HUM 2270H Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
INR 2002 International Relations 3
INR 2002H Honors International Relations 3
LIT 2110 World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2110H Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2120 World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
LIT 2120H Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
REL 2300 World Religions 3
REL 2300H Honors World Religions 3
WOH 2040 The Twentieth Century 3
WOH 2040H Honors The Twentieth Century 3

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Electives

Complete 24 credits to satisfy the 60 credit requirement for the Associate of Arts degree: 12 credits from the above State Mandated Prerequisites and 12 additional elective credits. The courses used to satisfy the Computer and Information Literacy Requirement will be counted as Elective credits. 24
Total Credits 60