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Psychology

If you have an interest in helping people to better understand their friends, family, coworkers, society and themselves and in helping them deal with everyday living, psychology may be the career choice for you. This discipline strives to achieve a scientifically driven understanding of the social, biological, cultural and neurological factors that influence human behavior and interaction. A refined understanding of human behavior can provide an advantage in negotiations, presentations, client meetings, disciplinary responsibilities and more. There are few professions in which better understanding human behavior would not be an advantage.

Once You Complete the Program

Transfer your credits to a four-year Bachelor's Degree program at IRSC or a university. As a psychology major, you will have flexibility in pursuing many career options, including mental health services, law, business, industry, marketing, education, research and development, and more.

Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Psychology

For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.

Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.

Psychology A.A.

Complete your first two years of college at IRSC, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s Degree program at a Florida public university—or continue in a Bachelor’s Degree program at IRSC.

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