Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science - Psychology

Program Information

Degree Type: AA
Program Code: LBAA - PSYC
Hegis Code: 5649.00
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Psychology Concentration

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Associate in Arts (AA) degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Science, with a concentration in Psychology to assist you in transferring to a four-year SUNY school as a Psychology major. Recommended high school preparation: Four years of English, three years of social studies, two years of science and two years of math, preferably college preparatory mathematics.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Introduction to College Writing ENG101
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication 

ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110

ENG105 recommended

4 Introductory Statistics with Probability MAT127 (Prereq Required)
3-4 SUNY Gen Ed Natural Science lab science BIO103 Principles of Biology recommended
3 Introduction to Behavioral Research and Statistics PSY225 (Prereq Required)
2 Health and Wellness

Any PED activity courses, AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(Note PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

3 SUNY GEN ED American History  
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization  
3 Cultural Anthropology ANT101
3 General Psychology PSY101
3 SUNY GEN ED 200-level English   
3 200-level English  
3 Humanities (other than English) ARH, ASL, HUM, MUS, PHI, SPH, THR, Foreign Language
3 SUNY GEN ED The Arts, Foreign Languages or Humanities (other than English) PHI201 Introduction to Philosophy recommended
3 Abnormal Psychology PSY203 (Prereq Required)
3 Theories of Personality PSY208 (Prereq Required)
3 Developmental Psychology PSY222 (Prereq Required)
3 Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology or Social Psychology PSY202, PSY206  or SOC261 (Prereq Req)
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences  
6 Electives  
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  

64 minimum credits required for graduation

Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101

SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities

(Other than English) (See Note 1)

3 SOC 101
3 PSY101
3 SUNY GEN ED American History
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110 (ENG105 recommended)
3 PSY222
3 PSY225
3 Liberal Arts and Sciences - ANT101 recommended
3 Elective
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3-4 SUNY GEN ED Natural Science lab science - BIO 103 recommended
3 SUNY GEN ED English (200 Level)
3 Humanities(Other than English) (See Note 1)
3 PSY208
4 MAT127
1 Health and Wellness
Fourth Semester
3 PSY203
3 PSY202, PSY206, or SOC 261
3 200 - Level English 
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilizaton
3 Elective
1 Health and Wellness


  1. Humanities electives include courses from ARH, ASL, HUM, MUS, PHI, SPH, THR and Foreign Languages.  


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