2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

Psychology, AA

The study of psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and includes many sub-fields of study, such as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior, and cognitive processes.

This is a sample transfer guide; consult with a counselor or pathway advisor to develop your degree plan.

Associate of Arts

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

ENG 111College Writing II: Literature

3

or

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

MATH 116Intermediate Algebra

4

MATH 220Probability & Statistics

4

PHI 106Critical Thinking

3

or

PHI 203Introduction to Logic

3

PSI 101American Government

3

PSY 150Introductory Psychology

3

PSY 190Child Psychology

3

PSY 240Applied Behavior Analysis

5

SOC 102Principles of Sociology

3

or

SOC 103Contemporary Social Problems

3

TRS 104First Year Experience

3

Fine Arts

3

Foreign Language

8

Humanities

3

Other Cultures

3

Science

4

Wellness/Physical Education

2

Elective Courses

3

Total Credit Hours: 62

Transfer Notes: This program is designed to prepare students for admission to a bachelor's degree program with a major in psychology. Many four-year schools have more than one option within the psychology major, including general psychology and behavioral science. Admission to the major often requires completion of lower division psychology courses with a minimum grade point average.