Psychology Concentration, Associate in Arts Degree

General Education Requirements for Psychology

Choose from the General Education Requirements according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:

Social Sciences:

  • PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology, 3 credits

Natural Sciences:

  • BIO:114 General Biology IA, 4 credits OR
  • BIO:105 Introduction to Biology, 4 credits


  • MAT:156 Statistics, 3 credits


Concentration Electives for Psychology

Psychology requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives

  • BIO:114 General Biology IA, 4 credits
  • BIO:157 Human Biology, 4 credits
  • PSY:121 Developmental Psychology, 3 credits
  • SOC:110 Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits


Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College