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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Psychology Concentration, Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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The Psychology program provides a sequence of courses for students who plan to transfer into upper division programs in psychology. This program includes electives in anthropology, economics, foreign languages, geography, history, human services, political science, psychology, math, and sociology. Students should identify an intended transfer institution as early as possible and complete appropriate courses.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101
 
English Composition
*(ENG 101E  and ENG 101P  are approved substitutions for ENG 101) 
3   Gen Ed English 3
MAT 109 Statistics 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3   PSY 204 Developmental Psychology: Lifespan Human Development 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two science requirements, one must have a lab)
4   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science
*(of your two science requirements, one must have a lab)
3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities  3   PSY 220 Research Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
PSY 206 Abnormal Psychology 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
PSY 203
or
PSY 208
or
PSY 216

Educational Psychology
or
Theories of Personality
or
Social Psychology

3   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 2   Elective Choose in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101, ENG-101E, and ENG-101P

Mathematics


Free Electives (13-14 Credits)


Free electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution. Some recommended courses are listed below:

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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