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Liberal Arts and Sciences with Advisement Area in Psychology

The Degree

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Outlook

Opportunities in the field of psychology are growing. Areas of interest in this field include: counseling, research, and education. Employment in psychology-related fields is expected to grow faster than the average through 2020.

The Program

Interested in clinical psychology, school guidance, teaching, or research? FLCC's A.A. degree with an advisement area in psychology is for you! You will gain insight and knowledge from guest speakers and experienced faculty. You will learn the foundations necessary for preparing you for transfer to a four-year institution.

The A.A. Liberal Arts Program

The A.A. degree at Finger Lakes Community College is designed for you if you intend to transfer to pursue a baccalaureate degree, with courses equivalent to those offered during the freshman and sophomore years at most four-year colleges and universities.

If you intend on transferring from FLCC with an A.A. liberal arts and sciences degree, you could pursue a baccalaureate degree in a broad range of areas including:

  • Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law
  • English
  • History

The degree is recognized in transfer (articulation) agreements with a large number of public and private four-year institutions in New York State and across the nation.

Honors Courses: If you have demonstrated outstanding academic ability, you will have the opportunity to take honors courses at FLCC that provide enhanced educational experiences. If you are a qualified student in this degree program or are a qualified student from another program, enrollment in honors courses is open to you. Successful completion of honors courses or an Honors Certificate may increase your transfer options to four-year institutions.

The Graduates

Upon completing this program, you will be prepared for transfer to pursue a bachelor's degree. The courses you will take in this program are equivalent to those offered during the freshman and sophomore years at most four-year colleges and universities. You will be prepared to pursue upper level study in psychology or other related fields.

The Scholarships

Scholarships are available to qualified students. For more information, visit the FLCC scholarships page or you can contact the financial aid office.