UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Psychology, B.A.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major, and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
PSY 301 1
PSY 320/L 3/1
PSY 310 or PSY 351 or PSY 353 or PSY 370 or PSY 380 3
PSY 304 or PSY 367 or PSY 369 or PSY 382 3
Elective 3
Total 14

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
PSY 321/L 3/1
PSY 313 or PSY 327 pr PSY 335 or PSY 361 or PSY 365 3
Psychology Upper Division Elective 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Elective 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
PSY 345 3
Psychology Upper Division Elective 6
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Psychology 400 level Elective* 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Electives 9
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*Complete a minimum of one 3-unit course at the 400-level. PSY 486SOC, PSY 495A-Z, PSY 497 and PSY 499 cannot be counted to satisfy this requirement.