Social Psychology

Associate of Science in Social Psychology

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus, in the Kansas City area as an accelerated program, online, and as an extended learning program on select campuses.

Social Psychology is an adaptable major that trains students for a wide range of career options, and it is personally useful in every facet of your life beyond mere employment. It equips you with a set of tools useful for a wide range of careers in business and industry, government, applied social research, data analysis and interpretation, policy and program implementation, the helping and service professions, or continued graduate study in psychology or sociology. The A.S degree requires a minimum of 60 total credit hours to graduate.

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  • 27 hours, 2.0 Cumulative GPA

Parkville, 16-Week   Accelerated Kansas City   Online Accelerated   Extended 8-Week Accelerated

Degree Requirements

Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Core Curriculum
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PS 315 Theories of Personality 3
SO 141 Introduction to Sociology 3
SO 206 Social Issues in Contemporary Society 3
PS/SO 300 Research Methods 3
PS/SO 301 Social Psychology 3
Select one of the following courses: 3
PS 121 Human Growth and Development 3
PS 205 Child Psychology 3
PS 221 Adolescent Psychology 3
PS 222 Adult Development 3
SO 329 Sociology of the Life Course 3
Electives - Choose 3 credit hours from Sociology and 3 credit hours from Sociology or Psychology 6
Total Hours 27