Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professor Emeritus: O. Farrag
Associate Professors: K. Myambo
Assistant Professors: E. Coker, N. Peterson
Psychology is the multifaceted scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The program at AUC emphasizes physical, cognitive, emotional, personal, and social development from infancy to adulthood. This development is studied against a background of major theoretical and applied domains of psychology, concentrating on important aspects of individual, group, and cultural dynamics.
Bachelor of Arts
The aim of psychology at AUC is to provide students with a solid background in the current major areas of the discipline. It will give them insights which can be of personal as well as of practical value in many other occupations. In addition, the program will prepare students wishing to continue further studies leading to a professional career.
Students who intend to seek the Psychology degree must have taken Psyc 201 and have obtained a grade of "B" or higher. In addition, they must have taken Psyc 202 and Math 100 or be currently registered in Psyc 202 and Math 100. Overall GPA must be at least 2.5 for consideration. Based on the availability of space, a limited number of students who have successfully completed these requirements will be accepted in the major. The requirements for continuing in the major are that the student takes Psyc 207 and an additional course in psychology in the semester following their declaration, and registers for at least one psychology course every semester following their declaration.
A total of 120 credit hours is required for the bachelor's degree in psychology: