Pueblo CampusDonna Fitzsimmons 719-549-3351 Donna.Fitzsimmons@pueblocc.edu
Fremont Campus Eric Ingmire 719-296-6105 Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community CollegeSCCC-East Go!Zone 970-247-2929
SCCC-West Go!Zone 970-564-6200
Program Start Term: Every Semester
Award: AA, AS
Average Class Size: 25
Program Length: 60 Credits, 4 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online
Program Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos
What Will I LearnPsychology is the study of the mind and of behavior. It studies both individuals and groups of people, and it often involves case studies. Psychologists try to understand how mental functions affect individual and social behavior. They also explore emotion, motivation, personality, and relationships. This program introduces students to Psychology and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.
Career InformationThe Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Psychology prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at a four-year university. Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology focus on modern scientific psychology and the ways that people respond to changing social and physical environments. Career paths for Psychology BA degree holders include research, clinical practice, human services, counseling, and human resources.
The Associate of Science (AS) degree in Psychology prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at a four-year university. Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology have added skills in math, sciences, and research. Career paths for Psychology BS degree holders include working with medical doctors, psychologists, brain researchers, and biologists
Note: This program features two completion paths, each with different awards:
Much of the coursework in BA and BS psychology programs overlaps, including social science requirements and core courses. Consult the Academic Catalog for details.
Degree TransferThe AA degree in Psychology transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:
The AS degree in Psychology transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:
Our Experienced FacultyOur instructors include professionals who have been in private practice, worked as clinical psychologists, individual and family therapists, and in hospital settings.