AA in Psychology

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Psychology at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

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:

  • All General Education requirements (30 units)
  • Core courses (15 units)
  • Support courses (20 units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree

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.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
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.