Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

"I'm strong on encouraging students to explore the world and helping them unlock this great potential that they may not have known was there. It's a profoundly satisfying job." - Craig Benjamin, History Department Read More

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Southwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Psychology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 103 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 136 4
Elective 3
PSYC 101 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 104 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
MATH 150 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
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
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 Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA). Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PSYC course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines. Please check with a community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.

 

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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