Psychology: AA Degree
The Associate of Arts degree with a major in psychology acknowledges that the student has established a foundation of knowledge in the field of psychology. This foundation can be used as a basis for further study towards a baccalaureate degree at a transfer institution. To fulfill the requirements for this degree, students will complete the required courses and work with a counselor to determine the appropriate pattern of general education courses based on the student’s individual educational goals.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Understand the major theoretical perspectives in psychology and analyze the implications of these theories.
- Comprehend the findings of research in psychology and apply this understanding to everyday life.
|Required Courses (6 units)|
|Required Electives (12-13 units)|
|Complete four courses from the following list, including no more than one BIOL course.||12-13|
|Survey of Biology|
|Psychology of Adjustment|
|Theories of Personality|
|Research Methods in Psychology|
To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.