Students majoring in psychology at the lower-division level focus on understanding human personality and behavior, cognition, and emotions, as well as researching psychological issues of current concern. The critical insight that psychology requires makes this major especially appropriate for those considering careers in any of the helping professions, teaching, or behavioral research; or for those seeking a widely applicable liberal arts background.
Pursuant to SB1440, section 66756, to earn an AA-T in Psychology degree students must:
Complete 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units.
Obtain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
Complete and obtain certification of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC for CSU) pattern.
All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or Better (Title 5 § 55063).
A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.