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AA in Psychology for Transfer

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Psychology for Transfer at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

A minimum of 90 units required to include:

  • CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (49-58 units) (Full certification is required)
  • Core & support courses (27-30 units, of which 27-30 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
  • Transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement
* NOTE:
  • All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade and must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Although it is possible to fulfill the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer by completing the IGETC for UC pattern, admission to CSU requires completion of an Oral Communication course (IGETC Area 1C; CSU GE Area A-1); therefore, students who plan to transfer to CSU should complete this course as part of their GE or elective units.

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (19-20 units)
MATH 10 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 5
PSYC 1 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 5
PSYC 10 RESEARCH METHODS AND DESIGN 5
or SOC 10 RESEARCH METHODS AND DESIGN 5
and the following:
PSYC 4 INTRODUCTION TO BIOPSYCHOLOGY 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (8-10 units)
Select one course each from List A & B; any course that was not selected from List A may also be used to satisfy List B.
List A
ENGL 1A COMPOSITION AND READING 5
ENGL 1B COMPOSITION, CRITICAL READING & THINKING 5
MATH 1A CALCULUS 5
PHIL 1 CRITICAL THINKING AND WRITING 5
PSYC 14 CHILD & ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT 4
PSYC 30 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4
PSYC 40 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 5
SOC 1 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 5
     
List B
ANTH 1 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
ANTH 2A CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
PSYC 21 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN 4
PSYC 25 INTRODUCTION TO ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 4
PSYC 33 INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY PSYCH 4
PSYC 49 HUMAN SEXUALITY 4
PSYC 50 PSYCHOLOGY OF CRISIS 5
PSYC 55 PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORTS 4

Based on 2014 - 2015 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.

Last Updated September 12, 2014
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