The Psychology program at Lake Tahoe Community College provides students with general background knowledge in the field of psychology. In addition, students will gain a broader understanding of human behavior from various theoretical perspectives.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate familiarity with major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends.
  • Explain different research methods used by psychologists and demonstrate knowledge of when to apply these methods and their strengths and limitations.
  • Apply psychological principles to the analysis of personal, social, and organizational issues.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the complexity of sociocultural diversity and its impact on psychological processes

To obtain the Associate in Arts in Psychology for a Transfer degree, students must complete the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 60-semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18-semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated June 13, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
18,720 USD
- approximate cost of an associate degree at LTCC
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