• This is only a sample academic plan. Please see a counselor and check IVC's catalog to create a customized My Academic Plan (MAP) that will best meet your specific academic goals.
Semester 1
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
WR 1College Writing 11A4
PSYC 1 or 1HIntroduction to Psychology4 & Major3
COMM 1Communication Fundamentals1B3
Cultural DiversityCultural Diversity GE Course53
Lifelong Health*Lifelong Health and Personal Development GE Course9 A/B/C 1
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
PSYC 10Statistics for Social Behavior Sciences2 & Major3
MajorPsychology Major Course from List AMajor3-4
HumanitiesHumanities GE Course63
Fine ArtsFine Arts and Languages GE Course73
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
PSYC 2Research Methods in Psychology1C & Major4
MajorPsychology Major Course from List BMajor3
Natural SciencesNatural Sciences GE Course33
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleAA GE Area/MajorUnits
MajorPsychology Major Course from List CMajor3
MajorPsychology Major Course from List A, B or CMajor3
American InstitutionsAmerican Institutions GE Course83
Lifelong Health*Lifelong Health and Personal Development GE Course9 A/B/C3
ElectiveDegree Applicable Elective (Courses 1-299)3
  1. Take one course from two different categories among GE areas 9A, 9B, and 9C. Please refer to the AA GE pattern for details.