Code: F_AS_AS_PSYS

Campus: Boulder County Campus, Larimer Campus, Westminster Campus, and Online Learning

Psychology - A.S.

Degree Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: The degree track in PSYCHOLOGY with Secondary Teaching Licensure has different requirements and is not included in this agreement. Please refer to this agreement’s cover page for the name of the Bachelor’s degree at the four-year institution to which this agreement applies.

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MAT 121College Algebra

4

Total Credit Hours:4

Arts and Humanities

Select six (6) additional credits from at least two different categories of gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1GT-AH2GT-AH3GT-AH4).

Total Credit Hours:6

Arts and Humanities / Philosophy

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHI 111Introduction to Philosophy

3

or

PHI 112Ethics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

History

Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select two gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:6

Natural and Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 111General College Biology I with Lab

5

CHE 111General College Chemistry I with Lab

5

Total Credit Hours:10

Additional Required Courses

Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.
Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 115Public Speaking

3

or

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

 

PSY 101General Psychology I

3

PSY 102General Psychology II

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Electives

  • Select 13 credits from the approved list of electives or log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
  • Students planning to transfer to University of Colorado-Denver should complete both two-semester sequences of BIO 111 & BIO 112 and CHE 111 & CHE 112 at the community college; in addition, electives are restricted to non-Psychology courses.
Total Credit Hours:13

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.S. Psychology; General Psychology concentration]
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo [B.S. Psychology]
  • University of Colorado Denver [B.S. Psychology]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

Total Credit Hours: 60