Psychology: AA-T Degree

The Associate of Arts in Psychology for Transfer degree option provides a comprehensive foundation in psychology in preparation for transfer to baccalaureate programs in the California State University system in Psychology.

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the major theoretical perspectives in psychology and analyze the implications of these theories.
  2. Comprehend the findings of research in psychology and apply this understanding to everyday life.
Degree Requirements 
Required Core Courses (9 units)
PSYC-120General Psychology3
PSYC-220Research Methods in Psychology3
Required Electives: List A (4 units)
Complete one course from the following:4
Human Biology
Survey of Biology
General Biology
Required Electives: List B (3 units)
Complete one course from the following:3
Social Psychology
Human Development
Human Sexuality
Required Electives: List C (3 units)
Complete one course from the following:3
Abnormal Psychology
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Theories of Personality
Total Units19

To receive an Associate Degree for Transfer, students must complete 60 CSU transferable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0, and either the California State University General Education (CSU-GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.