Gogebic Community College


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Psychology Program Overview

  • Associate Degree
  • 2 Years
  • Both Campuses


Psychology is a scholarly discipline, a scientific field, and a professional activity. Its overall focus is on the study of behavior and related mental and physiological processes. As a science, it is a focus of research through which investigators collect, quantify, analyze and interpret data describing behavior. As a profession, psychology involves the practical application of knowledge, skills and techniques for the solution or prevention of individual or social problems.   

The Psychology program at Gogebic Community College is designed to provide students with the core courses required for an Associate Degree that will transfer to a college or university for a Baccalaureate Degree.   

Unique Features

  • Transferable to a college or university for a Baccalaureate Degree  
  • Limited job opportunities without a Masters or Doctoral Degree  


  • Masters or doctoral degree, required after Associate Degree


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Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
COL 101 College and Transfer Success 1
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 4
PSY 225 Psychology of Personality (Spring only) 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
MTH 108 or higher College Level Math 4-5
General Science/Lab Science General Science/Lab Science 3-4
General Science/Lab Science General Science/Lab Science 3-4
Humanities Elective Humanities Elective 3-4
Prefix Title Credits
PSY 204 Social Psychology (Fall only) 3
PSY 295 Abnormal Psychology (Fall only) 4
PSY 210 Lifespan Development (Spring only) 3
SOC 102 Social Problems 3
PLS 101 Intro. to American Government 3
Humanities Elective Humanities Elective 3-4
Transfer Electives Transfer Electives 12
Total Credits: 63-66

Additional Information

Humanities: The required Humanities courses must come from at least two different disciplines. General/Lab Sciences: The 2 required General/Lab Science courses must come from two different disciplines with at least one including a laboratory experience.

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