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Psychology - A.A.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I


ENG 122English Composition II


Total Credit Hours:6

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


One GT Pathways course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 135: Introduction to Statistics, except:

- Colorado Mesa University requires either MAT 120: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts or MAT 121: College Algebra;

- Colorado State University – Pueblo prefers MAT 121: College Algebra;

- Fort Lewis College requires MAT 135: Intro to Statistics;

- University of Colorado Boulder requires MAT 121: College Algebra or higher;

- University of Colorado Colorado Springs requires MAT 121: College Algebra;

- Western State Colorado University requires MAT 121: College Algebra.

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Arts and Humanities

Select three gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4). 

No more than two (2) courses from any one category.

Total Credit Hours:9


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

Select one gtPathways BIOLOGY course – must be (GT-SC1) (course with lab).

Select one gtPathways (GT-SC1) course of the student’s choosing.

Total Credit Hours:8

Additional Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 115Public Speaking



COM 125Interpersonal Communication



PSY 101General Psychology I


PSY 102General Psychology II


Total Credit Hours:9

Additional Required Psychology Courses

Select three gtPathways Psychology (PSY) courses (GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:9


  • Select 6-8 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.
Total Credit Hours:6-8

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Adams State University* [B.A. Psychology; Developmental, Clinical, Sport Psychology, or Psychology emphases]
  • Colorado Mesa University* [B.A. Psychology; Psychology or Counseling Psychology concentrations]
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo [B.A. Psychology]
  • Fort Lewis College [B.A. Psychology]
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.A. Psychology]
  • University of Colorado Boulder [B.A. Psychology]
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs [B.A. Psychology]
  • University of Colorado Denver [B.A. Psychology]
  • University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Psychology]
  • Western State Colorado University [B.A. 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. Please view the official agreement here.

*Adams State University and Colorado Mesa University also offer two-year degrees; they are participating in this agreement as both two-year and four-year degree-granting institutions.

Total Credit Hours: 60