Terrell Couch

Terrell Couch

"The faculty at Grand Valley is second to none. All of my professors are super friendly. I feel comfortable just walking up to them and talking to them after class." - Terrell Couch, philosophy and political science double major Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Psychology

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
Elective 3
PS 110 3
PY 201 3
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
EN 102 3
Elective 4
Humanities elective 3
MA 215 4
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
PY elective 3
Elective 3
(1)PY 231 3
World Perspective elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
16
Second Semester
(1) PY 232 or 233 or 234 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

(1) Other options are available at Grand Valley. Choose psychology elective courses that are relevant to your career objectives.

  • Degree 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.  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.
  • Recommended PY electives: PY 260, 203 or 251
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.

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.

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