Degree Completion Program

What is a Completion Degree?

A Completion Degree is a personalized version of a Bachelor’s degree created exclusively for students who have completed an Associate’s degree at an accredited institution. A student who expects to transfer a completed Associate’s degree should communicate with a Wilmington University Academic Advisor before registering for courses. A transcript with documentation of the conferred degree must be received by Wilmington University to confirm eligibility. Find out more information about Wilmington University's Degree Completion Programs here

What You Can Expect to Learn

As a transfer student who holds an associate degree from a partner institution, the following Psychology courses are required. A maximum of 75 transfer credits can be accepted into the program; 45 credits must be completed at Wilmington University. If you have fewer than 75 transfer credits, you will take electives to fulfill the degree requirements necessary for the Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.

Program Curriculum

PHI 302 Available Online  Ethics & Values in Behavioral Science

PSY 315 Available Online  Group Dynamics


Choose one course from the following:

PSY 409 Available Online  Senior Seminar in Psychology (recommended)
SOC 409 Senior Seminar in Behavioral Science


SCI 335 Available Online  Anatomy and Physiology

SOC 304 Available Online  Ethnic Groups and Minorities

SOC 331 Available Online  Research Writing & Information Literacy


Choose one course from the following:

PSY 340 Available Online Research Methods in Psychology (recommended)
SOC 340 Available Online  Applied Research Design


MAT 308 Available Online  Inferential Statistics

PSY 300 Available Online  Theories of Personality

PSY 301 Available Online  Social Psychology

PSY 334 Available Online  Biological Basis of Behavior

PSY 351 Available Online  Learning & Cognition

PSY 406 Available Online  Tests & Measurement


Choose TWO of the following:
Upper Level PSY, SOC, or CRJ Elective

Please Note: Psychology majors are strongly encouraged to take PSY 490- PSY 494 (Internship) as part of their psychology major electives or as free electives.


  1. Some courses have prerequisites and should be taken in the correct sequence.
  2. If your associate's degree is in an academic discipline different than the one you plan to study at Wilmington University, you may be required to take additional courses to ensure your success in your chosen program of study.

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2015 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.