Associate of Arts Curriculum

Material on this page reflects the most recent college catalog. The college reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors.

First Year

  Course Title Credits
  PSYC 1000* General Psychology 3
GenEd: AA    Choose from approved Aesthetic Analysis courses 3
GenEd: CS  Cols 1000 Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar 3
GenEd: CW ENGL 1010*+  English I: Composition 3
GenEd: CV CO/M 2010* Public Speaking 3
      Semester Credits 15
  Course Title Credits
  PSYC 2300* Developmental Psychology 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses 3
GenEd: LAB  BIOL 1003 -OR- Current Issues in Biology 4
GenEd: LAB  BIOL 1010* General Biology 
GenEd: QR STAT 2070* -OR- Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences 4
GenEd: QR MATH 1000* -OR- Problem Solving 3
GenEd: QR MATH 1400+ -OR HIGHER- College Algebra 3
      Semester Credits 13-14

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  PSYC 2340* -OR- Abnormal Psychology 3
  PSYC 2330* Psychology of Adjustment 3
  PSYC 2080* -OR-  Psychobiology 3
  PSYC 2210*  Drugs and Behavior 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses 3
GenEd: WY    Choose from approved U.S./Wyoming Constitution courses
GenEd: STEM  STAT 2050* -OR-  Fundamentals of Statistics
GenEd: STEM  STAT 2070*  Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences 4
      Semester Credits 16
  Course Title Credits
  PSYC 2000* Research Psychological Methods 4
  PSYC 2380*  -OR- Social Psychology 3
  PSYC 2090*  Psychology of Religion 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses 3
GenEd: CA    Choose from approved Cultural Awareness courses 3
      Semester Credits 16

Total Credits: 60-61

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

Other Information
Students should see a faculty advisor for recommendations for program electives pertaining specifically to the University of Wyoming.

CNSL 2300 is a recommended program elective for students interested in counseling or therapy tracks.


Learning Competencies

1. Demonstrate a Knowledge Base in Psychology
2. Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
3. Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World
4. Communication
5. Professional Development