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Mission and Goals

The purpose of the associate degree in psychology is to provide a liberal arts education, giving students the foundation for bachelors and graduate study, preparing students for careers in the psychology field.

Online Associate in Psychology Goals:

  • Become familiar with major concepts, perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in the psychology field
  • Apply basic research methods in psychology: research design, data analysis, interpretations of findings
  • Use critical & creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes
  • Apply psychology principles to personal, social, and organizational issues