Psychology

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01850)

Designed to serve several goals: to expose students to the variety of subfields in psychology; to engender knowledge of and appreciation for the spirit and nature of scientific inquiry; to facilitate insight into oneself and increase knowledge of and sensitivity to others; and to introduce students to the basic body of knowledge, thus preparing them for further study in psychology as a transfer major.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will be able to identify and apply major concepts, theories, research methods, and principles of psychology to the study of the mind, human development, and behavior.
Program Requirements
PSYC 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3
PSYC 211LEARNING3
PSYC 230DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY3
PSYC 260INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY3
PSYC/SOC 270STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES3-4
or MATH 119 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
Electives
Select 3-4 units:3-4
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY LABORATORY
ANIMAL BIOLOGY: A BEHAVIORAL APPROACH
HUMAN HEREDITY, EVOLUTION, AND SOCIETY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Total Units18-20
*

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.