Psychology Transfer Pathway

An associate of arts degree designed to lead directly to a bachelor's degree in psychology

 

Psychology Transfer Pathway - AA Degree

Associate of Arts Degree general requirements for Psychology Transfer Pathway

  1. A minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  3. A minimum cumulative MnTC GPA of 2.0.
  4. A minimum of 20 semester credits applied toward the degree must be taken at
    Minnesota State College Southeast.
  5. Completion of the specific degree requirements below:

MnTC REQUIREMENTS

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) Requirements - A minimum of 40 credits to complete all 10 goal areas. A MnTC course may satisfy more than one goal area, however, the credits only count once. TOTAL minimum credits to complete the MnTC ten goal areas: 40 credits


CORE GOAL AREAS

Goal 1 Communication (Three courses) - 9 credits

  • ENGL1215 College Writing 1 (3 credits)
  • ENGL2525 College Writing 2 (3 credits)
  • COMM1218 College Speech OR COMM1228 Interpersonal Communications

Goal 2 Critical Thinking (met when 40 MnTC credits satisfying all 10 goal areas has been completed)

Goal 3 Natural Science (Two science courses from at least two different subject areas. One course must have a traditional lab and the other must have a traditional lab or lab-like experience.) - 6-8 credits

Goal 4 Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (One course) - 3 credits

  • MATH1230 Introduction to Statistics OR MATH 1220 College Algebra (3 credits)

Goal 5 History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Three courses from at least two different subject areas) - 9 credits

  • PSYC1110 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • PSYC2533 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (4 credits)
  • Goal 5 course in a different subject area

Goal 6 The Humanities and Fine Arts (3 courses from at least two different subject areas) - 9 credits

THEME GOAL AREAS:

Goal 7 Human Diversity (One course) - 3 credits
Goal 8 Global Perspective (One course) - 3 credits
Goal 9 Ethical and Civic Responsibility (One course) - 3 credits
Goal 10 People and the Environment (One course) -3 credits

 

ADDITIONAL COURSES:

In addition to completing the MnTC, the remaining 20 credits will include:

  • Health and Wellness Requirement, 2 credits
  • Technology Requirement, 2 credits
     

Additional Electives, 16 credits (select coursework appropriate to the student's anticipated transfer program). Select two courses (6 credits) from the following:

  • PSYC1115 Lifespan Psychology (3 credits) or
  • PSYC2526 Abnormal Psychology (3 credits) or
  • PSYC2531 Social Psychology (3 credits)
     

Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees: $11,374
Minimum Tool Cost: N/A
Books/Supplies: $2,000
Estimated Total: $13,374

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