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Required Core Courses (11 units)

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
MATH 010/H Elementary Statistics or Honors 4 units MATH 110
PSYC 001 General Psychology 3 units PSY 110
PSYC 002/H Experimental Psychophysiology or Honors 4 units PSY 200 or PSY 205B

List A (3-4 units)

Select one from below.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
BIOL 010
Introduction to Biology
3 units
1 unit
BIOL 011 Human Biology 4 units  
PSYC 007 Physiological Psychology 3 units PSY 150

List B (3-4 units)

Select one from below or any course from list A not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
PSYC 012 Human Growth and Development 3 units  

List C (3-4 units)

Select one from below or any course from list A or B not already used.

Course Number Course Title Units C-ID Descriptor
PSYC 009 Psychology of Women: A Multicultural Perspective 3 units  
PSYC 017 Introduction to Social Psychology 3 units  
PSYC 025 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 3 units  
PSYC 030 Psychology of Addiction and Substance Abuse 3 units  

Major Requirements: 20 – 22 units

CSU GE Breadth or IGETC for CSU Requirements: 37 or 39 units

CSU transferable elective courses are required when the major units plus transfer GE units total is less than 60.

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
  • will not need to complete more than 60 units after transfer

CSUs with Similar Majors

A complete and up-to-date listing of the similar CSU majors can be found by visiting

For more information, please speak with a counselor from Counseling or Transfer.

Important Notes

  • Completion of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • While a minimum of 2.0 GPA is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
  • Completing courses prior to transfer that satisfy the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement as part to the CSU GE-B or IGETC is highly recommended.

Learn more about Associate Degree for Transfer at West Valley College.

Last Updated 8/5/21