Psychology - CCC

A flexible psychology program that works around your schedule

Alfred University, in collaboration with Corning Community College (CCC), is offering a Bachelor’s Degree completion program in Psychology with classes primarily on the CCC Spencer Hill Main Campus. This program is designed for students who are unable to attend traditional residential colleges due to everyday life circumstances such as work, family or the inability to relocate.

Major

Psychology (BA)

Minor

none offered

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is a 62 credit, 22 month undergraduate program. This program is designed for students who are unable to attend traditional residential colleges due to everyday life circumstances such as work, family, or the inability to relocate. To accommodate students in these circumstances, classes meet on weeknights or Saturdays. Hybrid courses (a combination of direct contact class meetings and online class meetings) are incorporated into the curriculum to allow students to complete the program within 2 calendar years, providing a student follows the established sequence for a particular major. All students must complete one course in Alfred on the Alfred University campus to meet our residency requirement. This State Education Department approved program consists of courses specifically in the psychology major, as well as courses that fulfill general education and liberal arts requirements.

The program is designed for CCC students who have earned their Associate of Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences. For these students, CCC and AU have developed a transfer system that will allow CCC students admitted to the program to seamlessly continue on to AU courses offered primarily on the CCC Spencer Hill campus.

Courses

This degree completion program utilizes a cohort model: each student is assigned to a cohort of students in their degree program. This cohort stays together throughout the program, taking the same courses in the same sequence. [Actual courses and sequence are subject to change.]

Semester One – 16 Credits

  • PSYC 261 Cognitive Development
  • PSYC 372 Psychology of Gender
  • Elective
  • Elective

Semester Two – 12 Credits

  • PSYC 220 Psychological Methods and Statistics
  • PSYC 341 Theories of Personality
  • Elective

Summer – 6 Credits

  • PSYC 230 Psychological Research and Design I
  • PSYC 330 Neuropsychology

Semester Three – 16 Credits

  • PSYC 262 Social Development
  • PSYC 322 Health Psychology
  • PSYC 485 Practicum
  • Elective

Semester Four – 12 Credits

  • PSYC 477 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
  • PSYC 497 Senior Seminar
  • Elective

Total = 62 Credits


Requirements

  • Associate of Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences completed by the end of the semester preceding enrollment in the AU degree completion program
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.0
  • Minimum grade of C in all CCC prerequisite psychology courses that count towards the major

Transfer Credits

Alfred University will accept 58 credits from a student’s Associate of Science Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Humanities and Social Sciences from Corning Community College. Students will complete an additional 62 credits through Alfred University to ensure they meet the 120 credit requirement for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Prior to acceptance, your CCC transcript will be evaluated to determine if program prerequisites and requirements have been fulfilled. If there are more than four (4) courses required for entry to the Alfred University degree completion program that are not fulfilled prior to enrollment, students will be encouraged to complete those requirements before entrance into the program.

This is a Corning, NY, based program, with courses primarily offered on CCC’s Spencer Hill Main Campus. However, it is a program requirement that all students complete one course in Alfred, NY, on the Alfred University campus to meet our residency requirement. The course in Alfred will take place during the summer between the spring semester and the second fall semester of the program. Aside from the summer courses, all other courses are held on the CCC Spencer Hill campus on weeknights and Saturdays. This degree completion program utilizes a cohort model: each student is assigned to a cohort of students in their degree program. This cohort stays together throughout the program.

For the 2020-2021 academic year, the tuition for each four-credit undergraduate course is $1,320. Students only pay for the exact number of credits for which they are registered. The cost for the 62 credit Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology is approximately $20,460. This cost does not include books and associated class materials.

Financial aid is available by applying for state and federal financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students qualify for full time financial aid if they are registered for a minimum of 12 credits per semester.

  • Completed online Alfred University application for transfer admissions
  • Personal statement
  • College transcripts for every institution attended and degree level
  • High school transcript or notarized copy of a GED
  • Letters of recommendation
    • At least one letter from an adviser or faculty member
    • Additional recommendations from employers, coaches, pastors, etc.
  • Interview coordinated through Alfred University

This program is an Alfred University program; students in the program are Alfred University students earning an Alfred University degree. All students accepted to Alfred University pay a nonrefundable $300 enrollment deposit.

Fall Application Deadline - July 1st

Spring Application Deadline - December 1st

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