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 Outcomes
- Students will describe and apply major concepts and theories of psychology in writing or in other forms of effective presentation.
- Students will be able to use scientific reasoning and knowledge base in psychology to interpret psychological phenomena, investigate psychological issues, and/or solve psychological problems.
|PSYC 101||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSYC 211||INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSYC 230||DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSYC 260||INTRODUCTION TO PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY||3|
|PSYC/SOC 270||STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES||3-4|
|or MATH 119||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS|
|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|
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.