Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology

Description

The Associate Degree is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students for work, citizenship, and an enriched life as an educated person, and to lay a solid foundation for further study in the field of Psychology.

Students with an Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology who are interested in continuing their degree studies at KPU can pursue the Bachelor of Applied Arts, Psychology degree, a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology degree, a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology degree, or a Minor in Psychology when combined with another bachelor’s degree program. For more information, please see the BA Major or Minor in Psychology and BAA or B.Sc. Psychology program descriptions.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/arts

Department's website: kpu.ca/arts/psychology

Admission Requirements

The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.

Curricular Requirements

Within the framework of the Associate of Arts Degree, students must complete at least 60 credits with a minimum grade of C in each course, including the following courses.

PSYC 1100Introduction to Psychology: Basic Processes3
PSYC 1200Introduction to Psychology: Areas and Applications3
PSYC 2300Applied Statistics3
PSYC 2315Brain and Behaviour3
PSYC 2330Social Psychology3
PSYC 2385Cognition3
PSYC 2400Research Methods in Psychology I3
Total Credits21

Note: Students that are considering completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, or a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Psychology will be able to transition into these degrees. Students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Psychology should consult the curricular requirements for this program.

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Arts degree in Psychology.

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