Psychology, A.A.

The Associate of Arts degree is intended for transfer to a four-year baccalaureate-granting institution.  Those wishing to transfer and pursue a degree program in psychology are strongly encouraged to check with their advisor and carefully coordinate their coursework at San Juan College with the requirements of the transfer institution.  In general, however, it is suggested that students complete the New Mexico Transfer Module as outlined below.

Note:  A grade of C or better is required in all courses.

General Education Requirements: 31 credits



Gen Ed - Mathematics, Humanities, Fine Arts, Elective

  • Gen Ed - Mathematics 3 cr.
  • Gen Ed - Humanities  3 cr.
  • Gen Ed - Fine Arts 3 cr.
  • Gen Ed - Electives from any of the 6 Gen Ad Areas 6 cr.

Gen Ed - Communications

Gen Ed - Social/Behavioral Science

Gen Ed - Lab Science

Core Program Requirements: 29 credits

Psychology Course Requirements: 16 credits

Approved Psychology Electives: 6 credits

Choose six credits from the following courses:

Must be different from Core Course Selections.

Additional Science: 3-4 credits

Choose one additional science from the following:

Other Electives: 3-4 credits

  • Any course numbered 110 or higher 3-4 cr.

Total Credits: 60

Suggested Course Sequence Full-time Students:

Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

Fall 1

Spring 1

Fall 2

Spring 2