• This is only a sample academic plan. Some CSU majors may have additional required or recommended courses for transfer. Please see a counselor 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.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
WR 1College Writing 1A24
PSYC 1 or 1HIntroduction to Psychology D & Major3
PSYC 7Developmental Psychology: Childhood and AdolscenceE & Major 3
COMM 1Communication FundamentalsA13
ArtsArts GE CourseC13
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
PSYC 3Physiological Psychology B2 & Major3
PSYC 3LPhysiological Psychology LabB3 & Major1
PSYC 10Statistics for Social Behavior SciencesB4 & Major3
PSYC 5, 9, 11, 20, 30, 32 or 37Various Psychology CoursesD& Major3
HIST 20 or HIST 21US History CourseC23
Transfer ElectiveCSU Transferable Elective (Courses 1-199)2-3
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
PSYC 2Research MethodsD & Major4
PSYC 13Psychology of Reasoning and Problem Solving (Spring Only)A3 & Major3
PSYC 15AFaculty Mentored Research in PsychologyMajor2
PSYC 5, 9, 11, 20, 30, 32 or 37Various Psychology CoursesD & Major3
Transfer ElectiveCSU Transferable Elective (Courses 1-199)3
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
PSYC 6 or PSYC 33Various Psychology CoursesMajor3
Arts/HumanitiesArts or Humanities GE CourseC1 or C23
Physical SciencePhysical Science GE CourseB13
PS 1American GovernmentD3
Transfer ElectiveCSU Transferable Elective (Courses 1-199)2-3

*Students may be eligible for one or more AA/AS/AA-T/AS-T degrees if they complete a GE transfer pattern, have specific courses, and have 60 transferable units. Please see a counselor for degree options and advisement.