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Psychology Associate in Arts

Understand yourself and others

You have a unique opportunity to conduct research in Psychology 250. Research projects that qualify are published in The Lake Michigan College Journal of Psychology. Students may be eligible for membership in Psi Beta, the national honor society for Psychology students at community and junior colleges.

Consult a faculty advisor for specific guidance. There is a 60-credit degree requirement needed for graduation.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition, or Communication 101, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
*Humanities/Fine Arts 6
Mathematics 4
*Natural Sciences 8
*Social Sciences 6


Major Requirements Credit Hours
Program requires at least 15 credits in PSYC or approved course of study*** 15
General Electives 15


Psychology classes offered at LMC Credit Hours
Psychology 201, Introduction to Psychology 3
Psychology 202, Introduction to Behavior Analysis 4
Psychology 203, Human Development 3
Psychology 204, Child Development and Personality 3
Psychology 205, Interpersonal Relations 3
Psychology 206, Social Psychology 3
Psychology 210, Registered Behavior Technician Pre-Practicum 1
Psychology 211, Registered Behavior Technician Practicum 4
Psychology 212 Registered Behavior Technician Supervision 3
Psychology 230, Psychology of Stereotyping and Prejudice 3
Psychology 231, Abnormal Psychology 3
Psychology 250, Introduction to Social Science Research 3

*From at least two academic disciplines. 

***An approved course of study can be developed with an advisor to align with a specific transfer school or career need.

*From at least two academic disciplines. **Credit hours listed are based on minimum earned. For example, Mathematics courses have 3, 4, or 5 credits. 

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should become familiar with your chosen school’s requirements. See your academic advisor for assistance in developing your student education plan (SEP) or visit

Psychology, FT Faculty

Mya Hernandez is a Psychology Instructor at Lake Michigan College.

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Social Sciences, Humanities, Creative Arts, & Educ Dept Chair and Faculty

Education: Western Michigan University Ph.D. Behavioral Science M.A.

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