Develop an understanding of how individual behavior is connected to biological, developmental, cognitive and social processes. This option presents a scientific framework for understanding feelings, thoughts and behaviors. Psychology studies are foundational to many careers, such as education, social work, medicine and industry. 

Program Requirements

General Education Courses Credits
  Written & Oral Communications 9
  Mathematics 3
  Natural Science (BIO 103/104 & BIO 107/108 recommended) 7-8
  Social Science (PSY 101 required & SOC 101 recommended) 6
  Arts & Humanities 3
  History 6
  Diversity 3
  Total 46-47
*See General Education Requirements on page 56 of the College Catalog.
Program Course Credits
Select twelve credit hours from the following
PSY 106* Psychology of Scientific Thinking 3
PSY 203 Human Sexuality 3
PSY 210* Psychology as a Profession and Practice 3
PSY 250 Educational Psychology 3
PSY 251 Child & Adolescent Psychology 3
PSY 255 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 256 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 257 Psychology of Adjustment 3
PSY 258 Psychology of Personality 3
PSY 259 Social Psychology 3
  Total

12

Electives
  Electives 2-3
  Total Requirements for Degree 61

*Recommended for students transferring to Rowan University

Program Contacts

Dr. Elizabeth Lavertu
Psychology Instructor
(856) 222-9311,  ext. 1759
elavertu@bcc.edu