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2021-2022 NOVA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 NOVA Catalog

Psychology, A.S.


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CIP Code: 42.0101

NOVA Code: 6520

Offered Through AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university for a BS or B.A. degree in psychology.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges and universities vary in their course and GPA requirements, students are advised to work closely with their faculty advisors and counseling staff to choose classes.  Electives should be chosen carefully to meet the requirements of transfer institutions. The responsibility for proper course selections rests with the student.  The program is designed to transfer especially well to George Mason University.

Two Years


Total 13 credits


Total 15 credits


Total 16 credits


Total 16 credits


Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Psychology: 60 credits


1 HIS 101  HIS 102  or HIS 112  are recommended. Other HIS courses may be chosen from the list of approved general education courses.

2 May substitute two higher level mathematics courses.: Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261  and MTH 263  . Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 262  and MTH 264  .Seek advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of other transfer institutions.

CST 100  CST 126  or CST 229   may be substituted.

4 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

5 Choose any 200-level psychology course to fulfill this requirement. Select a course that meets the requirements of the institution to which you plan to transfer. Students cannot take the one semester version course and combine with the two semester version course. PSY 201 and PSY 202 cannot be combined with PSY 200. PSY 231 and PSY 232 cannot be combined with PSY 230, and PSY 231 cannot be combined with PSY 235.

6 Choose from the courses listed as approved 200-level literature courses.

See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

8 Select any course listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

Students may take another General Education Electives or ITE 115/ITE 119. Students should consult with an advisor prior to choosing to complete a transfer elective.

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