College/University Transfer: Psychology Specialization

Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree: College/University Transfer Major — Psychology Specialization (pending approval)

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See curriculum notes; catalog has additional information.

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • PSY 200 Principles of Psychology, 3 cr
  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3 cr
  • ITE 119 Information Literacy, 3 cr
  • SDV Student Development, 1 cr
  • MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I, 3 cr
    MTH 163 Precalculus I, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 13

Second Semester

  • PSY 230 Developmental Psychology, 3 cr
  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3 cr
  • CST 110 Introduction to Communication, 3 cr
  • MTH 157 Elementary Statistics, 3 cr
  • Approved Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits: 15

Third Semester

  • PSY 213 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences, 3 cr
  • PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr
  • HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I, 3 cr
    HIS 111 History of World Civilization I, 3 cr
    HIS 121 United States History I, 3 cr
  • Literature, 3 cr
  • Science with laboratory, 4 cr

Semester Credits: 16

 Fourth Semester

  • PSY 211 Research Methods for Behavioral Sciences, 3 cr
  • HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II , 3 cr
    HIS 112 History of World Civilization II, 3 cr
    HIS 122 United States History II, 3 cr
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts, 3 cr
  • Science with laboratory, 4 cr
  • Approved Elective, 3 cr

Semester Credits 16

Total credits required: 60


  • Students in Psychology Specialization MUST complete Math sequence in first year. MTH 157 is a prerequisite for PSY213, Statistics for Behavioral Sciences.
  •  Six total additional credits in approved electives required. Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult an academic advisor to select electives that will best satisfy baccalaureate major requirements for their intended transfer institutions. They should also confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive appropriate credit at their four-year institution. Approved electives may be selected from the list of Required General Education Courses or from the Approved Elective Courses list.
  •  Literature requirement - choose from ENG 241, 242, 243, 244, 251, 252.
  • Minimum of eight credits required in Natural Science with Laboratory electives (biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, or physics courses). Choose from approved Natural Science/Lab electives listed under Required General Education Courses. Sequences preferred but not required.
  •  Minimum of three credits required in Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts electives in addition to the required three credits of Literature. Choose from approved Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts electives listed under Required General Education Courses.