Associate in Arts Psychology for Transfer (31041)

The Associate in Arts in Psychology for Transfer degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree for specialization in any of more than twenty branches of psychology including a child, clinical, personality, vocational, marriage and family counseling, industrial, mental health, and college teaching. Completion of the two-year program is appropriate for students whose vocational plans include helping people, i.e., teaching, social welfare, probation, criminology, nursing, law, and personnel work. Successful completion of the transfer degree in Psychology guarantees the student acceptance to the California State University system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Psychology or a related field.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the major requirements for this degree, students will be able to:

• Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

• Respect and use critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.

• Develop insight into their own and others’ behavior and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.

Major requirements

Units

Psychology 100/100H, Introduction to Psychology

3

Psychology 220, Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology

4

Mathematics 219/219H, Statistics and Probability

4

Select one (1) course from the following (List A):

3

Psychology 200, Introduction to Biological Psychology (3)

Biology 109/109H, Fundamentals of Biology (3)

Select one (1) course from the following (List B):

OR An additional course from List A (may not be a course used to satisfy the requirements in List A)

3

Psychology 157, Introduction to Child Psychology (3)

Child Development 107, Child Growth and

O R Development (DS1) (3)

Students may not earn credit for both Child Development 107 and Psychology 157.

Psychology 240, Introduction to Social Psychology (3)

OR Sociology 240, Introduction to Social Psychology (3)

Students may not earn credit for both Sociology 240 and Psychology 240.

Select one (1) course from the following (List C):

Any list A or B course not already used. (may not be a course used to satisfy the requirements in List A or B)

3-4

Anthropology 100/100H, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

Anthropology 101, Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3)

Philosophy 110, Critical Thinking (4)

Philosophy 111, Introductory Logic (4)

Philosophy 160, Introduction to Lifespan Psychology (3)

Psychology 170, Multicultural Psychology (3)

Psychology 180, Psychology of Gender (3)

Psychology 230, Psychology and Effective Behavior (3)

Psychology 250, Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3)

Sociology 100/100H, Introduction to Sociology (3)

TOTAL

20-21

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated July 30, 2019
This course is Campus based
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