Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Psychology at Foothill College.
Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:
NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all core and support courses for the degree.
A minimum of 90 units required to include:
The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.
NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.
|CORE COURSES (15 Units)|
|PSYC 1||GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY||5|
|MATH 10||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS||5|
|PSYC 10||RESEARCH METHODS AND DESIGN||5|
|or SOC 10||RESEARCH METHODS AND DESIGN||5|
|SUPPORT COURSES (20 Units)|
|Select 12 units from the following:|
|PSYC 4||INTRODUCTION TO BIOPSYCHOLOGY||4|
|PSYC 14||CHILDHOOD & ADOLESCENCE DEVELOPMENT||4|
|PSYC 21||PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN||4|
|or SOC 21||PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN||4|
|or WMN 21||PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN||4|
|PSYC 25||INTRODUCTION TO ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY||4|
|PSYC 30||SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY||4|
|PSYC 33||INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY PSYCH||4|
|PSYC 40||HUMAN DEVELOPMENT||5|
|PSYC 49||HUMAN SEXUALITY||4|
|PSYC 50||PSYCHOLOGY OF CRISIS||5|
|PSYC 55||PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORTS||4|
|and 8* units from the following:|
|ANTH 2A||CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY||4|
|SOC 40||ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE & FAMILY||4|
|SPED 62||PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY||4|
|WMN 5||INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S STUDIES||4|
* Students may also use courses listed in the first section of support courses to fulfill the requirement for the second section of support courses.
Based on 2013-2014 Curriculum Sheet. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.