Psychology Option - H060



  • Overview

    The Psychology Option is a transfer curriculum that prepares students for transfer to a four-year college with a major in psychology. The curriculum also benefits individuals who want to pursue professional careers in social work, human services, law enforcement, personnel administration, counseling, etc.

    All psychology courses offered each semester address the general education outcomes of HCC.  These outcomes currently include:

                • Effective Communication
                • Critical Thinking
                • Knowledge of Diversity
                • Information Literacy
                • Quantitative Reasoning

    Additionally, coursework in psychology also addresses the student learning goals and outcomes developed by the Psychology Department in accordance with the American Psychological Association's revised guidelines for undergraduate programs in psychology.  These department-level student learning goals and outcomes currently include:

               • Knowledge Base in Psychology
               • Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking
               • Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World
               • Communication
               • Professional Development


    • Degree
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Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000