MCCC: Psychology Transfer Advising Guide

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Liberal Arts & Sciences (A.A.) from Mercer County Community College to Psychology (B.A.) at Rider University

Liberal Arts, A.A.
Psychology, B.A. (120 Credits)
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 CMP 120 Expository Writing 3
HIS Historical Perspective General Ed. Elective Suggest:
HIS 101 History of Western Civil. To 1648
HIS 112 World History to 1500
3 HIS 150 World History to 1500
HIS 150 World History to 1500
MAT Mathematics Elective Suggest:
MAT 120 Mathematics for Liberal Arts
3 MTH 102 Finite Mathematics 3
World Language Elective 3 Foreign Language Elective 3
Social Science General Ed. Elective Suggest:
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
3 PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
  15   15
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 CMP 125 Research Writing 3
CMN 112 Public Speaking 3 COM 104 Speech Communication 3
HPE 110 Concepts of Health & Fitness OR
HPE 111 Living with Health
2/3 Not Transferrable 0
MAT Mathematics Elective Suggest:
MAT 125 Elementary Statistics
3 General Elective * 3
World Language Elective 3 Foreign Language Elective Ʊ 3
Social Science General Ed. Elective Suggest:
PSY 206 Child Development OR
PSY 207 Devel. Psych. Across the Life Span
3 PSY 230 Developmental Psych I –Child 3
  17/18   15
ENG Literature Elective 3 Literature Elective Ʊ 3
HIS Hist. Perspective Gen. Ed. Elect. Suggest:
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization since1648 OR
HIS 113 World History since 1500
3 HIS 151 World History Since 1500 3
Humanities General Education Elective Suggest:
ART 101 Art & Culture
3 ART 120 Art & Society 3
Science Laboratory Elective Suggest:
BIO-113, PHY-111, CHE-106
3 Science Core Ʊ 3
Social Science Elective: Suggest:
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
3 SOC 101 Sociological Imagination 3
  15   15
IST 101 Computer Concepts with Applications OR
IST 102 Computer Concepts with Programming
3 CIS 185 Information Systems Essentials 3
Literature Elective 3 Literature Elective Ʊ 3
Diversity & Global Perspective Elective Suggest:
ANT 101 Anthropology
3 SOC 110 Cultural Anthropology 3
Social Science Elective Suggest:
PSY 204 Social Psychology
3 PSY 240 Social Psychology 3
Program Elective Suggest:
CMN 101 Mass Media
3 Elective Ʊ
COM 105 Communication, Culture & Media
  15   15
TOTAL 62/63 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option
Select one of four courses:
PSY-231-Youth & Adolescent Development
PSY-345-Health Psychology
PSY-360-Psychology of Peace & Conflict
PSY-365-Drugs & Human Behavior
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Mercer; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree. The selected course counts academically at both Mercer and Rider and allows the student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider. See Mercer or Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information below.

Mercer County Community College Footnotes

Rider University Footnotes
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer credit Mercer students must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.
Please refer to Schedules A, B, & C for specific course information.
Mercer students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) should contact that division directly.

The list of approved program electives is available in the Liberal Arts Division or from an academic advisor.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes*
(if course can be taken at Mercer, indicate course number)
See Schedule C.    

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Transfer Services
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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
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Spring 2020 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Ocean County College
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, March 2, 2020