Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Psychology Concentration

Associate in Arts Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning - Behavioral Sciences

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
LCS-101 Learning Community Seminar
Elective Natural & Physical Sciences OR Humanities & Fine Arts OR Behavioral & Social Sciences
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

LCS-101 satisfies the Learning Community Requirement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

PSY-101 Principles of Psychology
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

SOC-101 Principles of Sociology
3

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

MAT-181 Statistics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Prerequisite: MAT-098 or MAT-097

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
PSY-235 Introduction to Behavioral Research
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: PSY-101

ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

A Social Science elective is highly recommended in order to comply with Mass Transfer guidelines.  

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from the Scientific Work Program Menu

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from the Creative Work Program Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
PSY-209 Child Psychology
PSY-224 Adolescent/Adult Development
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: PSY-101

Elective-1 Psychology Elective
3

Elective Options:

  • PSY-201 Learning & Memory
  • PSY-203 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
  • PSY-215 Counseling
  • PSY-223 Personality
  • PSY-227 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY-233 Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Elective-2 Humanities Elective
3

Choose one course from the Humanities electives

Sequence courses in a foreign language starting at 102 levels are highly recommended as most four-year colleges require intermediate proficiency in a foreign language.

Elective-3 Liberal Arts Elective
3

Choose one course from the Liberal Arts electives menu

Elective-4 Lab Science Elective
4

Choose one 4-credit AST or BIO or CHM or GIS or ENV or PHY course

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Elective-1 Psychology Elective
3

Elective Options:

  • PSY-201 Learning & Memory
  • PSY-203 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
  • PSY-215 Counseling
  • PSY-223 Personality
  • PSY-227 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY-233 Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation
PSY-219 Social Psychology
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Capstone course

Prerequisite: PSY-101

Elective-2 Humanities Elective
3

Choose one course from the Humanities electives

Sequence courses in a foreign language starting at 102 levels are highly recommended as most four-year colleges require intermediate proficiency in a foreign language.

Elective-3 Humanities Elective
3

Choose one course from the Humanities electives

Elective-4 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 30, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • a basic knowledge and understanding of the different principles and concepts of Psychology (foundational knowledge)
  • the ability to apply learned concepts to the intrapersonal and interpersonal experiences embedded within diverse cultural contexts
  • the ability to evaluate, compare and contrast, critique various theoretical perspectives and complex/debatable and current issues as they relate to the various domains of Psychology
  • the ability to use learned knowledge to actively engage in and produce scientific research.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this concentration should plan to transfer to a four-year college or university because entry-level positions in the general field of psychology require a bachelor’s degree. Career positions generally require a master’s degree.