May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology Transfer Major, AA - Academic Plan


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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts/Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (No more than two courses from a category) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Arts/Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (No more than two courses from a category) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Arts/Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (No more than two courses from a category) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
English Requirement One (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
English Requirement Two (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
History GT-HI1 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics GT-MA1, Recommend MAT 1260  (See Notes for additional info) 3-4 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural/Physical Science GT-SC1 4 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural/Physical Science GT-SC1 3-4 No Yes Yes Yes
Social/Behavioral Science GT-SS1-SS3 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Social/Behavioral Science GT-SS1-SS3 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?

COM 1150  - Public Speaking* OR

COM 1250  - Interpersonal Communication

3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 2-3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3-5 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3-5 No Yes Yes Yes
PSY 1001  - General Psychology I: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
PSY 1002  - General Psychology II: GT-SS3* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Psychology (PSY) GT-SS3 Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Psychology (PSY) GT-SS3 Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Psychology (PSY) GT-SS3 Course 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Demonstrate a knowledge base in Psychology by describing key concepts, principles, and themes.
  • Define and organize the major steps in the psychology research process.
  • Develop professionally by applying learning to career goals.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time)


Year 2 - Fall


Natural/Physical Science GT-SC1


Year 2 - Spring


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time)


English Requirement One


Mathematics GT-MA1


English Requirement Two


Year 1 - Summer


Year 2 - Fall


Year 2 - Spring


Year 2 - Summer


Year 3 - Fall


Year 3 - Spring


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • English Requirements - Option One: ENG 1021  - English Composition I and ENG 1022  - English Composition II; Option Two: ENG 1022  - English Composition II and any Pathways approved CO3 course (GT-CO3).
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence on the following pages of this document.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent high school coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • MAT 1260  - Pre-Requisite: MAT 0250  - Quantitative Literacy (4 Cr.)/MAT 0300  - Algebraic Literacy (4 Cr.)
  • Mathematics GT-MA1 (Recommend MAT 1260 ) EXCEPT:CU-Boulder, CU-Colorado Springs, and Western State Colorado University require MAT 1340 , Colorado State University Pueblo prefers MAT 1340 , Colorado Mesa University requires MAT 1240  or MAT 1340 , and Fort Lewis College requires MAT 1260 .
  • Natural & Physical Sciences – One GT Pathways BIOLOGY course – must be GT-SC1 (course with lab) and one GT Pathways (GT-SC1) course of the student’s choosing.
  • Recommended courses are listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Psychology Program for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
  • SPA 2001  – Pre-Requisite: SPA 1012  with a grade of “C” or better or placement test.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.

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