Dec 01, 2023  
University Catalog 2020-2021 
University Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Psychology, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is both a preparation for advanced study and a terminal liberal arts degree.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology is 120 units, of which 50-52 units are in the major depending on the courses selected.  Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.

Requirements for the Major (50-52 units)

The major requires a lower division core of 9 units, an upper division core of 14-15 units and 27-28 units of electives from designated categories as explained below.  All Psychology majors must receive a grade of C- or higher in all psychology courses.

Upper Division Core Courses (14-15 units)

Upper Division Electives (27-28 units)

Select two courses each from Groups I-IV (24 units).  Select any one additional course from Groups I-V (3-4 units).  A total of three units of courses listed in the Applied Psychology/Community Engagement Category can be taken toward fulfillment of upper division elective requirements and applied to any group.