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Department of Psychology: Psychology, Statistics, Developmental Communications, The Reading Lab

Associate Degree for Transfers (AA-T) in Psychology


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements. Indicate the degree(s) and transfer certification(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 3 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Psych 1 General Psychology 1 3
Psych 74* Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences 3
Math 227* Statistics  4
STAT 101 Statistics for the Social Sciences 4

LIST A: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
Psych 2* Biological Psychology 3

LIST B: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
Psych 11* Child Psychology 3
Psych 13* Social Psychology 3
Psych 41* Lifespan Psychology: Infancy to Old Age 3

LIST C: Select one course

Course Course Title UNITS
Psych 3 Personality and Social Development 3
Psych 12* Adolescent Psychology 3
Psych 14* Abnormal Psychology 3
Psych 17 Exceptional Children 3
Psych 52 Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality 3
Psych 60 Stress Management 3
  Any course not used in list B 3

Total units required for major: 19

Follow CSU General Education Certification (CSUGE) OR Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 39-41

Required transferable elective units: 0-2

Total transferable units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
# Cross-referenced course.