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2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A.: 180 units


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Offered by: College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, Psychology and Sociology Department

Elective Core Courses: 44-45 units


Choose one from each group below:


Note(s):


Electives in PSY 300-400 level (not to include PSY 400  or PSY 498 )    (12)

Electives in PSY, SOC, SW, 300-400 level (not to include PSY 400 /SOC 400 , SW 402 , SOC 380 , and PSY 498 /SOC 498 )   (8)

Required Support Courses: 20 units


The following major support courses should be used to satisfy the indicated GE requirements. If these courses are not used to satisfy GE, the total units to degree may be more than 180 units.

Unrestricted Electives: 26-43 units


Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from "Elective Core", "Required Support", "GE", and "Unrestricted Electives" is at least 159 units.

General Education Requirements: 68 units


Students should consult the Academic Programs website https://www.cpp.edu/~academic-programs/general-education-course-listings.shtml for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, please refer to the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

Area A. Communication and Critical Thinking (12 units)

  1. Oral Communication
  2. Written Communication
  3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Mathematics and Natural Sciences (16 units)

  1. Physical Science
  2. Biological Science
  3. Laboratory Activity
  4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
  5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Humanities (16 units)

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Philosophy and Civilization
  3. Literature and Foreign Languages
  4. Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (20 units)

  1. U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals
  2. History, Economics, and Political Science
  3. Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic and Gender Studies
  4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Understanding and Self-development (4 units)

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