Programs of Study

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Psychology

Degree: AS  |  Graduation Requirements: 61 credits

Program Summary:

Virtual Classes Available


The Psychology program is designed to empower and affirm students through broad based training in the foundations of psychology.

The program emphasizes the need to understand human behavior through critical thinking and scientific endeavors as well as the importance of practice that is informed by science.

Following successful completion of the program, students will be prepared for transfer to a Baccalaureate program in psychology or enhanced entry options into occupations which utilize knowledge of human behavior.

Graduates of the Psychology – AS will have demonstrated/obtained:

  • Knowledge of current theory and data in the discipline of psychology
  • Advanced self-understanding as well as understanding of self in relation to society.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to issues that affect the quality of life in society
  • Critical thinking skills and information literacy
  • Research and analytical skills to critically evaluate and conduct ethical psychological research
  • Preparation for employment or further study

The SUNY Sullivan


Our Liberal Arts and Sciences Psychology AS Program offers:

  • Knowledge of current theory and data in the science of psychology, including research and analytical skills to critically evaluate and conduct ethical psychological research.

  • Development of written and oral presentation skills sufficient to effectively communicate psychological information, enabling graduates to better serve the college and the community as informed and concerned citizens.

Composition I
Statistics for the Social Sciences
General Psychology*
Principles of Biology I
PED Elective
Elective by Advisement
Composition II
Introduction to Sociology
Gen Ed 2 Natural Sciences by Advisement
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Social Psychology
US History I
US History II
US History III
Gen Ed 9 by Advisement
PED Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Gen Ed 8 The Arts by Advisement
Philosophical Foundations of Social & Behavioral Thinking
Personality Psychology

* A grade of C or better is required in PSY 1500


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