Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer (AA-T in Psychology)

Required Core Courses

MATH 10 Elementary Statistics 3 units
PSYCH 1 General Psychology 3 units
PSYCH 2 Experimental Psychophysiology 4 units

List A – Select one from the following

BIO 10 Introduction to Biology 4 units
BIO 11 Human Biology 4 units
PSYCH 7 Physiological Psychology 3 units

List B – Select one of the following OR any List A course not previously selected

PSYCH 12 Human Growth and Development 3 units

List C – Select one of the following OR any course not used above

PSYCH 9 Psychology of Women: a Multicultural Perspective 3 units
PSYCH 17 Introduction to Social Psychology 3 units 
PSYCH 25 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 3 units
PSYCH 30 Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse 3 units 

 

Major Requirements 19 - 21 units
CSU GE Breadth or IGETC Requirements 37-39 units
(Elective Units as needed to total 60 units)  
Total Units Required for the Degree and Transfer 60 units


The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this transfer degree will earn an Associate’s Degree from West Valley College; are guaranteed admission to a campus in the CSU system; will be prepared to start upper division coursework at the CSU and not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer.

Associate of Arts Degree

Major Requirements

MATH 10 Elementary Statistics 3 units
PSYCH 1 General Psychology 3 units
PSYCH 2 Experimental Psychophysiology 4 units
PSYCH 7 Physiological Psychology 3 units

List A: Select two - 6 units

PSYCH 9 Psychology of Women: a Multicultural Perspective 3 units
PSYCH 12 Human Growth and Development 3 units 
PSYCH 25 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 3 units
PSYCH 30 Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse 3 units

Recommended Electives

ANTHR 3 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 units
BIO 10 Introduction to Biology 4 units
BIO 43 Principles of Cells 5 units
BIO 46 Anatomy and Physiology 5 units
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology 3 units

Total Major Units 19 units


** Consult a counselor for requirements at the four-year institution of your choice.

To be awarded an A.A. degree, a student must complete 

1. All the major requirements. 

2. Additional units to meet the college graduation requirements. 

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