Shane O'Donohue

Shane O'Donohue

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Psychology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 105 3
Elective 3
PSYC 101 3
15
Second Semester
ENGL 104 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
MATH 150 3
Elective 4
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PSYC 260 3
16
Second Semester
PSYC 205 or EDUC 215 or EDUC 217 3
PSYC 102 or PSYC 296 3
Elective 3
Math/Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.
  • Students seeking the B.A degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language. 
  • World Perspectives electives:  GERM 202, PHIL 201, SOCI 101, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  SOCI 202, SOCI 203, SOCI 240
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with a community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who major in psychology find jobs in such human service & research settings as adoption agencies, mental hospitals, residential institutions for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, substance abuse centers, juvenile correctional facilities, and vocational rehabilitation centers.

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