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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide for Psychology

First Year, First Semester

Course Credits
ENG 111 4
MTA math course 4
PSY 101 3
Humanities elective 3
Total 14

First Year, Second Semester

Course Credits
ENG 112 4
PSY elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
MTH 131 3
Total 17

Second Year, First Semester

Course Credits
PSY elective 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Global Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Second Year, Second Semester

Course Credits
U.S. Diversity elective 3
PSY elective 3
PSY elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Total 16

NOTES

  • Degrees offered: B.A., B.S. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. 
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • Global Perspectives electives:  APlease see general education guide for list of approved courses
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  Please see general education guide for list of approved courses
  • Psychology electives:  PSY 211, PSY 212, PSY 221, PSY 223, PSY 225, PSY 250
  • Students should consider a minor
  • Students should consider transferring after one year.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who major in psychology find jobs in such human services settings as mental hospitals, residential institutions for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, alcohol and drug abuse centers, juvenile correctional facilities, and vocational rehabilitation centers.