Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts / Psychology
Bergen Community College

Program Details

Bergen Community College offers an Associate of Art degree in Psychology for students interested in an online liberal arts degree that focuses on psychology.  You will gain an understanding of the mind, personality, and mental disorders so that you can learn to help others and improve understanding of issues related to the mind.  The curriculum emphasizes real-world education, examining cases and education that will be applicable on the job, and the fundamentals of the psychology field.  Courses include western civilization, modern Europe, 20th century United States, statistics, college algebra, communications, geography, computer science, the humanities, and more. 

Graduates will be qualified to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with concepts, perspectives, trends, and more in psychology
  • Respect and use critical and creative thinking
  • Understand skeptical inquiry and a scientific approach to solving problems related to behavior and mental processes
  • Apply psychological principles to issues
  • Apply cultural competencies to effective and sensitive interactions with diverse people


  • High school transcript
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Accuplacer or SAT scores

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education