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Psychology Liberal Arts Emphasis

Psychology is both a science and a profession. Regardless of your specific career plans, study in Psychology will develop your critical thinking and interpersonal skills and broaden your understanding of research, ethics, and human behavior. Graduate study in this field will further enhance career opportunities.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

  • Counselor or therapist
  • Human resource professional
  • School psychologist
  • Market researcher
  • College educator
  • Sports psychologist

Find employment in the following sectors:

  • Education
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government
  • Business
  • Health
  • Research

The American Psychological Association provides additional information on careers and subfields of Psychology.

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Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.

 Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Psychology Courses
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $533.25
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology 3 $533.25
PSY-241 Abnormal Psychology 3 $533.25
PSY-251 Social Psychology 3 $533.25
PSY-261 Human Sexuality 3 $533.25
PSY-262 Psychology of Gender 3 $533.25

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Liberal Arts Academic Advisor

Brittany Warren
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1086
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Faculty Mentor

Patty Crowe-Rubino
Black Hawk Hall 116
319-296-2329 ext.1216
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Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
Black Hawk Hall 261
319-296-2329 ext.1060
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Department Secretary

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4007
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Dean

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
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