2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Feb 27, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Psychology, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Psychology

About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Samantha Christian (Samantha.Christian@np.edu) 501.760.4297

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (ASLAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements, as shown above, with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

Psychology Core - 25 Credit Hours

Option 1 - Lab Science Core

Option 2 - Mathematics Core

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Psychology: 60 Credit Hours

Category I (12 Credit Hours)

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
PSYC 2330 Psychological Statistics 3
PSYC 3332 Research Methods (UD UCA Core: I) 3
PSYC 3340 Research Methods Laboratory (UD UCA Core: Z) 3
PSYC 4340 History & Systems of Psychology(UD UCA Core: I, D) 3

Category II (6 Credit Hours)

    Choose two: 6
PSYC 3325 Cognitive Psychology  
PSYC 3330 Sensation & Perception  
PSYC 3345 Evolutionary Psychology  
PSYC 3351 Psychology of Learning  
PSYC 3360 Social Psychology  
PSYC 4310 Comparative Psychology  
PSYC 4325 Physiological Psychology  

Category III (0 Credit Hours)

PSYC 3333 Multicultural Psychology  
PSYC 4300 Theories of Personality  
PSYC 4352 Adult Development & Aging  
PSYC 4360 Introduction to Mental Health Professions  

Category IV (9 Credit Hours)    Courses not used as Category II or III may be used in Category IV

    Choose at least 9 credit hours: 9
PSYC 3305 Health Psychology (UD UCA Core: R)  
PSYC 3306 Positive Psychology (UD UCA Core: R)  
PSYC 3331 Psychology of Business & Industry  
PSYC 3350 Psychology of Women (UD UCA Core: D)  
PSYC 3361 Media Psychology (UD UCA Core: C)  
PSYC 3370 Sports Psychology  
PSYC 4305 Judgment & Decision-Making (UD UCA Core: I, C)  
PSYC 4351 Applied Behavior Analysis (UD UCA Core: C)  
PSYC 4V80 Independent Readings in Psychology  
PSYC 4V82 Independent Research in Psychology  
PSYC 4390 Psychological Tests & Measurements  
PSYC 4391 Professional Development in Psychology  

Minor Field (24 Credit Hours)    

    Minor Field Electives (16 Minor/General Electives must be upper-division) 24

General Electives (9 Credit Hours)    Courses not used as Category II or III may be used in Category IV

    General Electives (16 Minor/General Electives must be upper-division) 9
    Total Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: September, 2021