2021 - 2022 Dallas College Catalog

2021 - 2022 Catalog
Field of Study Degrees

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY

This plan is an official Field of Study Degree approved
by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


Offered on Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland Campuses

This is a new award effective Fall 2020.

Degree Code: AA.FS.PSYCH

This degree plan is designed to meet the needs of students who plan to major in psychology and transfer to a four-year college or university in Texas. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved this field of study in psychology. Therefore, this degree plan will constitute a semester credit hour transfer block to any public Texas four-year college or university with a psychology major.

Transferring students shall not be required to repeat courses transferred as part of this field of study curriculum in psychology. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with academic advisors at their transferring college or university to verify and confirm each institution's unique psychology major requirements before applying.

In order to be eligible to receive this A.A. degree, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours including all the required courses listed;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C");
  4. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.


This page includes Coordinating Board (CB) Codes.

Courses Required for the A.A. Degree with a Field of Study in Psychology
Component Areas
and CB Codes
Courses Semester-Credit Hours Required

Communication
(CB010)
Select EACH of the following:

ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better is required)
ENGL 1302

6
Mathematics
(CB020)
Select the following:

(A grade of "C" or better is required.)
MATH 1314
3
Life and Physical Sciences
(CB030)
Select EACH of the following:

BIOL 1406, 1407
8
Language, Philosophy and Culture
(CB040)
Select ONE of the following:

ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351

HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319

PHIL 1301, 1304, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2321

FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ARAB 2311, 2312; CHIN 2311, 2312; FREN 2311, 2312; GERM 2311, 2312; ITAL 2311, 2312; JAPN 2311, 2312; KORE 2311, 2312; PORT 2311, 2312; RUSS 2311, 2312; SGNL 2301, 2302; SPAN 2311, 2312

3
Creative Arts
(CB050)
Select ONE of the following:

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304

DANC 2303

DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366

HUMA 1311, 1315

MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310

3
American History
(CB060)
Select the following:

HIST 1301

and

Select ONE of the following:
HIST 1302, 2301, 2328, 2381

6
Government/Political Science
(CB070)
Select EACH of the following:

GOVT 2305, 2306

6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(CB080)
Select ONE of the following:

ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351

BIOL 1322

COMM 1307

CRIJ 1301, 1307

ECON 1301, 2301, 2302

GEOG 1302, 1303

GOVT 2304, 2311

HIST 2321, 2322, 2327

PHED 1304

PSYC 2306, 2316

SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301, 2306, 2319

TECA 1303, 1354

3
Component Area Option
(CB090)
Select ONE of the following:

SPCH 1311, 1315, 1321, or SGNL 1301, 1302

and

PHED 1164

OR

FOREIGN LANGUAGE - ARAB 1411, 1412; CHIN 1411, 1412; FREN 1411, 1412; GERM 1411, 1412; ITAL 1411, 1412; JAPN 1411, 1412; KORE 1411, 1412; PORT 1411, 1412; RUSS 1411, 1412; SPAN 1411, 1412

4
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.A. DEGREE 42

PSYCHOLOGY FIELD OF STUDY REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
PSYC 2301
PSYC 2314
PSYC 2317
PSYC 2319
PSYC 2320
PSYC 2330

18
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS A.A. DEGREE
60

Student's transcript will indicate the Field of Study has been completed upon successful completion of the following courses: PSYC 2301, 2314, 2317, 2319, 2320, 2330.