AA with Field of Study in Psychology to BS in Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies (National American University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to National American University)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISM STUDIES

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Law and Public Service

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AA FOS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.

MATH 1314 – College Algebra This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

PSYC 2301 – General Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective This is a (CB 080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 16)

ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.

HIST 1302 – United States History II This is a (CB 060) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

PSYC 2314 – Lifespan Growth & Development This is a required Field of Study course.

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation OR
  • DANC 2303 – Dance Appreciation OR
  • DRAM 1310 –Theater Appreciation OR
  • HUMA 1315 – Fine Arts Appreciation OR
  • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
  • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking OR
  • SPCH 1321 – Business and Professional Communication These are (CB 090) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 16)

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

BIOL 1406 – Biology for Science Majors I This is a (CB 030) Core course.

Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective This is a (CB 040) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

PSYC 2317 – Statistical Methods in Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

PSYC 2319 – Social Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 13)

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

BIOL 1407 – Biology for Science Majors II This is a (CB 030) Core course.

PSYC 2320 – Abnormal Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

PSYC 2330 – Biological Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISM STUDIES

QUARTER-BY-QUARTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the National American University portion of this transfer pathway, please contact Amanda Oppel, Director of Strategic Partnerships, at (816) 412-7702 or aoppel@national.edu or the Strategic Partnership Enrollment Services team at (855) 210-5641.

QUARTER 1 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

INT305 – Advanced Critical Thinking (This is a required major core course)

INT315 – Open Source Research (This is a required major core course)

TCT390 – Foundations of Terrorism Studies (This is a required major core course)

SEC340 – Effective Writing for the Security Professional (This is a required major core course)

QUARTER 2 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

INT300 - Fundamentals of Intelligence (This is a required major core course)

PHIL400 – Ethics of Security and Counterterrorism (This is a required major core course)

PRO398 – Fundamentals of a Threat Assessment (This is a required major core course)

TCT396 – Terrorist Techniques (This is a required major core course)

QUARTER 3 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

TCT305 – Media and Terrorism (or other TCT elective course)

TCT395 – Counterterrorism (This is a required major core course)

TCT425 – Religious Extremism (This is a required major core course)

NUC415 – Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Weapons (This is a required major core course)

QUARTER 4 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

TCT420 – Psychology of Fear (or other TCT elective course)

NUC360 – Principles of Grand Strategy (OR Any 300+ Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security Elective of 4.5 quarter Credits)

TCT596DC – Advanced Terrorism Studies (Dual credit course for master’s degree)

TCT600DC – Advanced Counterterrorism (Dual credit course for master’s degree)

QUARTER 5 (Total Hours: 18 quarter credits)

TCT310 – Psychology of Violence (or other TCT elective course)

TCT430 – Ethno-Nationalism Terrorism (OR Any 300+ Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security Elective of 4.5 quarter Credit)

TCT525DC – Advanced Counterterrorism Analysis (Dual credit course for master’s degree)

TCT595DC – Advanced Counterterrorism Operations (Dual credit course for master’s degree)

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by National American University 2.17.2021; Approved by OCM 2.23.2021