Berkshire Community College to Offer Liberal Arts Psychology Concentration

May 21, 2015

Berkshire Community College will offer a new Liberal Arts Psychology concentration this fall. The concentration psychology imageclosely parallels freshman and sophomore studies at colleges offering liberal arts baccalaureate degrees psychology.

The program is designed to provide students with a knowledge base in psychology, familiarity with scientific inquiry and critical thinking, awareness of ethical and social responsibility and communication proficiency through writing, presentations and interaction with others.

To earn a degree in this program, a student must complete 62 program and general education credits, plus additional requirements. Graduates of the concentration will be able transfer to four-year colleges and universities with junior status, and, in most cases, will complete their baccalaureate degrees in two years.

“Psychology is the second- or third-most popular undergraduate major in the United States. One reason is that psychology majors have a good track record getting jobs at schools, agencies and companies. Employers know they can think critically, present data persuasively—and know how to work with people,” said Dr. Wayne Klug, BCC’s psychology program advisor.

For more information, click here or contact BCC’s Admissions Office at 413-236-1630.

Prospective students may apply to BCC online for free. The institution’s fall semester starts Tues., Sept. 8.