The Psychology major at Los Medanos College will provide students with an introduction to the field of psychology. This major will focus on behavior and its contributions to understanding social evolution, interpersonal relationships and healthy and disordered functioning. Students will be exposed to psychology as the scientific study of thought, feeling and behavior and as a helping profession dedicated to solving human problems
Psychology includes a variety of subfields, including clinical, counseling, developmental, forensic, social, cognitive, biological, industrial, health, educational and school psychology. Most career options require more than two years of college study. This Associate of Arts degree in Psychology for transfer provides preparation for transfer to Psychology programs at four year institutions. Transferring, completion of a bachelor’s degree in Psychology can lead to careers as psychotherapists, college professors, scientific researchers, administrations and business consultants.
To achieve the Associate in Arts degree in Psychology for Transfer from LMC students must (1) complete the Psychology major requirements (2) fulfill requirements of either the CSU-General Education (3) complete 60 units college transfer level units and (4) obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
|MATH-034||Introduction to Statistics||4 Units|
|PSYCH-011||General Psychology||3 Units|
|PSYCH-017 or SOCIO-017||Introduction to Research||3 Units|
|BIOSC-010||Introduction to Biology||4 Units|
|SOCIO-015||Introduction to Sociology||3 Units|
|PSYCH-010||Individual and Social Processes or||3 Units|
|PSYCH-012 or SOCIO-012||Marriage and Family||3 Units|
Total units required for major is 20 Units plus CSU General Education Requirements for a total of 60 units