Psychology Transfer

Degree offered

Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences (Psychology Transfer)

Credits required 60 - 63

Dean

Kathleen Pearle, kathleen.pearle@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Mary Zahm, Department Chairperson and Instructor of Psychology, mary.zahm@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: LA

Concentration Code: LAPY

Program Goals Statement

The Liberal Arts/Psychology Transfer program provides a comprehensive and rigorous foundation for students who plan to transfer to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  The program values lifelong learning for success of the individual as well as the community.

After BCC

  • BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer.  For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer
  • Liberal Arts/Psychology Transfer is a MassTransfer A2B Mapped program with the Massachusetts State Universities or Universities of Massachusetts.  When choosing electives complete an A2B program search at www.mass.edu/masstransfer to ensure all credits will be transferred and applied to your degree.

Degree Requirements

General Courses

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

PSY 101General Psychology

3 credits

PSY 165Psychology of Learning, Motivation, and Achievement

3 credits

Or

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

PSY 230Statistics for Psychology

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:23

Choose one two-course sequence

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Choose one 4-credit Lab Science Elective

Suggested Electives: 
BIO 111General Biology I

4 credits

BIO 115Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

BIO 121Fundamentals of Biological Science I

4 credits

BIO 122Fundamentals of Biological Science II

4 credits

Choose One 3-4 Credit Science Elective

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Multicultural Perspective – Choose One

Choose one course from Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations that also meets this BCC General Education requirement.
Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Global Awareness – Choose One

Choose a course from Transfer electives and elective recommendations that also meet this BCC General Education requirement.
Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Program Psychology Electives

Choose four of the following courses to meet the MassTransfer A2B Mapped Psychology Pathway.  Select electives that meet the general education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).
PSY 252Child Development

3 credits

PSY 253Adolescent Psychology

3 credits

PSY 254Psychology of Personality

3 credits

PSY 255Abnormal Psychology

3 credits

PSY 257Social Psychology

3 credits

PSY 290Psychology of Learning

3 credits

Additional Electives

Choose three additional electives either from the MassTransfer A2B Mapped Psychology pathway courses listed above or MassTransfer Behaviorial Social Science Electives that meet the General Education and program guidelines of the desired transfer school(s).

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

PSY 165Psychology of Learning, Motivation, and Achievement

3 credits

Or

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

MTH 119Fundamental Statistics

3 credits

PSY 101General Psychology

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

PSY 230Statistics for Psychology

4 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Two Program Electives

6 Credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Lab Science Elective

4 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Elective

3 credits

Elective

3 credits

Elective

3 credits

 

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