Amber  Hutson

Amber Hutson

"Becoming a part of the campus community was very important to me, and my tour guide told me about all of the different ways to get involved. I would definitely call Grand Valley home now." - Amber Hutson, advertising and public relations major Read More

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: Psychology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
PSY 140 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
PSY 152 3
Scienc Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
PSY 245 or 252 3
PSY 251 3
Elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
PSY 290 or PSY 256 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree should take MAT 133.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 131, CUL 175, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 235, SOC 246


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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