UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Psychology, B.A.

All lower division GE completed. Lower division major requirements of General Psychology and Statistics completed as part of the AA-T in Psychology.

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
PSY 250 (if not completed prior to transfer) 3
PSY 301 1
PSY 320/L 3/1
Cognitive Psych.** One of the following: PSY 304, PSY 367, PSY 369, PSY 382 3
Social Psych** PSY 345 3
Total 14

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
PSY 321/L 3/1
Clinical/Personality.** One of the following: PSY 310, PSY 351, PSY 353, PSY 370, PSY 380 3
Developmental Psych.** One of the following: PSY 313, PSY 327, PSY 335, PSY 361, PSY 365 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
Upper Division PSY Electives 6+
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 6
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
One 3-unit 400-level PSY course (Not PSY 486SOC, PSY 495A-Z, PSY 497 or PSY 499) 3
Upper Division PSY Electives 2+
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 7
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

*Total of 9 units Upper Division General Education must include 3 units from GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning, and 6 units from GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts, or GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities, or GE Upper Division Section D Social Sciences, or GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies. (No more than 3 units from GE Upper Division C and no more than 3 units from GE Upper Division D.) If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: IC: Information Competence, and/or: GE Upper Division Section D2 American History Institutions and Ideals, OR GE Upper Division Section D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government.

If taken, PSY 312, PSY 352 or PSY 365 satisfy 3 units of GE upper division D1 Social Sciences  and fulfill the Information Competence requirement.

**The area requirements of Clinical/Personality Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Social Psychology may be taken in any order, but should be completed within the first year at CSUN.

+Minimum of 42 units required in courses for the Psychology major. No more than 4 units of PSY 421 may be counted toward the major. No more than 6 units combined of PSY 498 and PSY 499 may be counted toward the major.