May 20, 2022  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A. - 120 units

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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 9
Upper Division Major Requirements 28
Upper Division Major Elective Requirements 12-13
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   70-71
Total Units 120

Lower Division Requirements - 9 units

Upper Division Requirements - 28 units

Psychology majors normally take these courses at CI. Students may substitute equivalent courses taken at other universities in each area by articulation agreement or by permission of the Psychology program. All courses must be passed with a grade of C or better to apply toward the Psychology major.

Upper Division Psychology Electives - 12-13 units

Psychology majors must take 12-13 units of Upper Division Psychology Electives.  Not all courses will be taught in all years. Students must obtain a grade of C or better (or CR) in each of these courses to apply them to the psychology major. The current list of Upper Division Elective courses in Psychology is as follows:

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division), including the following General Education (GE) and Graduation Requirements:

  • Additional lower division GE Area A-E requirements not met within the major
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Language Requirement (C- or better grade)
  • Multicultural Perspectives (MP) Mission Pillar Requirement
  • Nine units of Upper Division General Education (UDGE) courses, one each in Areas UDGE-B, UDGE-C, and UDGE-D
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation

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