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Psychology

Required Core Courses (11 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
MATH 010/H Elementary Statistics or Honors 4 units
PSYC 001 General Psychology 3 units
PSYC 002/H Experimental Psychophysiology or Honors 4 units

List A (3-4 units)

Select one from below.

Course Number Course Title Units
BIOL 010
AND
BIOL 010L
Introduction to Biology
AND
Lab
3 units
AND
1 unit
BIOL 011 Human Biology 4 units
PSYC 007 Physiological Psychology 3 units

List B (3-4 units)

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

Course Number Course Title Units
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
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 adegreewithaguarantee.com

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 9/18/20