The Associate of Arts in Psychology prepares students for entry-level positions in fields such as education, mental health, and community service. The curriculum includes courses in social psychology, abnormal psychology, human development, and personality psychology, as well as current psychological theory and practice. This degree prepares students to directly enter the workforce and it transfers well to most 4-year colleges and universities. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer 36 in order to graduate.
Graduates are employed as psychiatric and mental health technicians, case workers or managers, victim advocates, residential/group home specialists, and in a variety of other positions in which knowledge of human behavior and mental processes is beneficial, including sales and marketing, human resources, community service agencies, administrative positions, and others.
Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.
|BIS 1120||Introduction to Software Applications||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|
|ENG 1201||English Composition II||3|
|PSY 1100||General Psychology||3|
|PSY 2200||Lifespan Human Development||3|
|PSY 2217||Abnormal Psychology||3|
|PSY 2220||Personality Psychology||3|
|PSY 2225||Social Psychology||3|
|SCC 1101||First Year Experience||1|
|Associate of Arts Elective||8|
|Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective||6|
|Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective||3|
|Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective||6|
|Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective||3|
|COM 2211 (Effective Public Speaking) OR COM 2206 (Interpersonal Communication)||3|
|PSY 1160 (African American Psychology) OR PSY 2180 (Psychology of Gender)||3|