Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs in Psychology and RN-BS
The Elms College bachelor’s degree completion programs offered at Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) in psychology and RN-BS meet all general requirements of Elms College. You enter this program with the required associate’s degree (and at least 60 credits), satisfy Elms’ core requirements, and complete the requirements of your specific degree program.
Classes are held at the Gardner campus of MWCC and are taught by Elms faculty. When you finish the program you will be awarded an Elms College bachelor of arts degree (psychology) or bachelor of science degree (RN-BS).
The bachelor’s degree program requires 120 credits. You can transfer in a maximum of 78 credits (90 credits for RN-BS) from regionally accredited colleges. A minimum of 42 credits (30 credits for RN-BS) must be earned through Elms College.
RN-BS Curriculum and Courses
MWCC RN-BS Off-Campus program:
- Thursdays from 4:30 – 9 p.m.
- Classes held at Mount Wachusett Community College campus, Gardner
- 7 eight-week sessions, and selected courses may be online.
- You can transfer up to 90 credits toward your Elms RN-BS degree.
- Only 30 residency credits are required.
- Includes six graduate level credits.
Contact: Virginia Newell-Stokes, M.S., RN, 413-265-9521, email@example.com
Psychology Curriculum and Courses
Recommended Course Sequence
Session 1 – Fall 1
PSY325 Personality Theory
PHI248 Healthcare Ethics – Online
Session 2 – Fall 2
PSY202 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (hybrid)
SOC322 Social Life through Films – Online
Session 3 – Spring 1
PSY210 Research Methods
PSY306 Educational Psychology – Online
Session 4 – Spring 2
PSY240 Stress and Coping
SOC209 Social Deviance – Online
Session 5 – Summer 1
PSY313 Psychology of Behavioral Management
REL215 World Religions: Western Traditions – Online
Session 6 – Summer 2
PSY307 Psychological Testing
SOC210 Child Abuse and Neglect – Online
Session 7 – Fall 1
PSY308 Cognitive Psychology
PSY302 History and Systems – Online
Session 8 – Fall 2
PSY309 Social Psychology
HIS105 Early American History – Online
Session 9 – Spring 1
PSY304 Forensic Psychology
ART215 Art History II – Online
Session 10 – Spring 2
PSY401 Psychology Seminar (Capstone)
PSY150 Writing in Psychology (hybrid)