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Psychology - A.S.

Degree Requirements

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

BIO 112General College Biology II with Lab

5

CHE 111General College Chemistry I with Lab

5

CHE 112General College Chemistry II with Lab

5

Total Credit Hours:20

Completing both two-semester sequences of BIO 111 & BIO 112 and CHE 111 & CHE 112 as listed above, fulfills agreement requirements for all participating universities (University of Colorado-Denver; Colorado State University-Ft. Collins; Colorado State University-Pueblo). 

Students planning to transfer to Colorado State University-Ft. Collins or Colorado State University-Pueblo and electing not to complete both BIO & CHE sequences above, must complete EITHER BIO 112 OR CHE 112 AND one GT-SC1 course. If the GT-SC1 course selected is only 4 credits, students must complete 4 credits of electives from the approved elective list.

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 3-4 credits from the approved elective list or log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck; electives are restricted to non-Psychology courses.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
Total Credit Hours:3-4

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. Please view the official agreement here.

Total Credit Hours: 60