AA with Field of Study in Psychology to BA in Psychology (National University) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to National University)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Law and Public Service

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AA FOS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 15)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.

MATH 1314 – College Algebra This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

PSYC 2301 – General Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

Social/Behavioral Science Core Elective This is a (CB 080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 16)

ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.

HIST 1302 – United States History II This is a (CB 060) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

PSYC 2314 – Lifespan Growth & Development This is a required Field of Study course.

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation OR
  • DANC 2303 – Dance Appreciation OR
  • DRAM 1310 –Theater Appreciation OR
  • HUMA 1315 – Fine Arts Appreciation OR
  • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
  • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking OR
  • SPCH 1321 – Business and Professional Communication These are (CB 090) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 16)

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

BIOL 1406 – Biology for Science Majors I This is a (CB 030) Core course.

Language, Philosophy and Culture Core Elective This is a (CB 040) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Course should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer.

PSYC 2317 – Statistical Methods in Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

PSYC 2319 – Social Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 13)

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

BIOL 1407 – Biology for Science Majors II This is a (CB 030) Core course.

PSYC 2320 – Abnormal Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

PSYC 2330 – Biological Psychology This is a required Field of Study course.

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN PSYCHOLOGY TO
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the National University portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Academic Advising Office at (855) 355-6288 or advisor@nu.edu. It is best to apply to National University a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. Each class at National University is one month (4 weeks) long. Students take one class per month. Students can complete 6 courses during each semester. Each class is 4.5 quarter units, which is equivalent to 3 semester units at Dallas College.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 27 quarter units)

PSY 426 – History & Philosophy of Psych (4 weeks)

PSY 427 – Biological Psychology (4 weeks)

PSY 428 – Developmental Psychology (4 weeks)

PSY 429 – Intro to Personality Theory (4 weeks)

PSY 430 – Intro to Psychopathology (4 weeks)

PSY 432 – Social Psychology (4 weeks)

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 27 quarter units)

PSY 433 – Cognitive Psychology (4 weeks)

PSY 441 – Global Psychology (4 weeks)

HUB 441 – Research Design and Analysis (4 weeks)

CHD 440 – Drugs, Values and Society (4 weeks)

CHOOSE ONE:

  • PSY 480 – Senior Project OR
  • PSY 491 – Guided Study for Honors Students (4 weeks, variable units)

*Upper-Division Electives (4 weeks)

 

*Please see program catalog for the Recommended Upper Division courses and Upper Division GE courses

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 22.5 quarter units)

*Upper-Division Electives (4 weeks)

*Upper-Division Electives (4 weeks)

*Upper-Division Electives (4 weeks)

*Upper-Division Electives (4 weeks)

*One Upper Division General Education course (4 weeks)

*Please see program catalog for the Recommended Upper Division courses and Upper Division GE courses

TOTAL UNITS TO COMPLETE (Total Hours: 76.5 quarter units)


Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by National University 1.15.2021; Approved by OCM 1.21.2021