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  Dec 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Psychology, A.A.


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Suggested Curriculum


The Psychology transfer program provides a broad general education background and prepares students for the specialized coursework undertaken during the last two years of a bachelor’s degree. Students who plan to major in psychology are encouraged to complete foundation coursework in sciences and mathematics in addition to completing a core of basic psychology courses. It is recommended that students complete the Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer.

I. General Education Core (37-40)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course selected from the humanities area and one course from the fine arts area.

Area C: Mathematics (3-5 credits)


Select one math course from:

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)


Select one life science course and one physical science course from the list for Area D . One course must have a lab component.

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E  including:

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (9)


III. Electives (13-16)


Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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