Interested in the Mind? Learn More with the Psychology Department at Sinclair
The psychology program at Sinclair provides quality education in the study of human behavior through both the traditional classroom setting and distance learning environments. With an academically diverse faculty that reflects the many differing philosophies and subfields of psychology, we are committed to meeting the academic needs of all of Sinclair students.
This program might be for you if:
- You are interested in learning more about the way the mind works and the science behind our everyday thoughts.
- You would like to gain new techniques in order to organize your own life through personal growth and insight.
- You often ask questions about human behavior or even the actions and responses of animals.
There are thousands of questions that all of us ask in our everyday lives and psychology is the field that organizes what science has discovered in an attempt to answer them all! Just as you might take a course to improve computer skills, psychology classes allow you to improves a variety of other skills, such as counseling, development, human relations, parenting, stress management, and more.
Psychology - Associate of Arts
The Associate of Arts is designed for students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university and pursue baccalaureate degree programs such as education, English, geography, history, modern languages, philosophy, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, etc. The student who pursues the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences - Psychology emphasis - would plan to transfer to the university as a psychology major, or into a major for which psychology is a strong base. The curriculum fulfills the freshman and sophomore general education requirements of most four-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.
Interested in learning more about this degree program?
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Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »
Articulation & Transfer Agreements
Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »
Ohio Transfer Module
The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.
Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module »
Transferring Individual Classes
In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including some of those in the psychology curriculum, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »
While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.
Your transfer opportunities
- Antioch University McGregor
- Franklin University
- Kaplan University
- Ohio Dominican University
- Ohio University
- Purdue University
- Strayer University
- Wilberforce University
- Wright State University
- and more…
Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.
Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in the psychology program, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: