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Are you fascinated by the human mind and understanding different personality traits? Do you want to understand more about individual thought processes and the effects of human interaction? Among the many things our psychology students explore; the mind and mental process, development from birth to death, abnormal behavior and treatment, counseling techniques, and stress and grief.

Curriculum Guides

2018-2020 Curriculum Guides: Students who enrolled in their program prior to Fall 2020 should use should use the following Curriculum Guide. 

Associate in Science - Emphasis of Study
2018-2020 Psychology

2020-2022 Curriculum Guides: Newly admitted or returning re-admitted students for Fall 2020 or later should use the following Curriculum Guide.

Associate in Science - Emphasis of Study
2020-2022 Psychology

Check out the Course Search for a full listing of courses available.

Students Preparing to Transfer

Barton Community College's Psychology curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core Psychology courses for students who plan to transfer to a four year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in Psychology or Psychology Education (secondary education). In addition to general education courses like General Psychology, we offer a variety of electives including Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Death & Dying. Electives must meet the requirements of your transferring institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transfer requirements.

Discover Career Paths

Visit the What Can I Do with My Major? webpage to find helpful resources on career paths, employers and more!

Please review the Psychology Student Resource document for more details and resources.

Opportunities for involvement in professional organizations like the American Psychological Association.