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Associate Degree for Transfer in Psychology

Riverside City College
2 years
Full time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
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About this program

Associate Degree for Transfer in Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. You will learn about the different areas of psychology which includes : social, clinical, behavioral, cognitive, biological, and developmental psychology. Completion of the Psychology: Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) will prepare you to meet minimum lower division admission requirements (60 transferable units) for transfer to a California State University (CSU) or the University of California (UC). For transfer to a UC, please consult with a counselor for additional courses that may be needed. The Psychology program map below includes all of your major coursework and recommended general education courses by term that is needed to fulfill your degree and transfer requirements.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

  • Guidance 47
  • English 1A/ 1AH
  • Psychology 1 / 1H
  • Humanities 16 or History 6/6H or 7/7H
  • Library 1
  • Psychology 9
  • Psychology 2
  • Math 12/12H or Psychlogy 48 or Sociology 48
  • English 1B/1BH or Philosphy 11 or Academic Literacy and Reading 4
  • Music 19 or 25 or 26 or 89 or Theater Arts 3
  • Communication Studies 1 or 6 or 9
  • Psychology 8
  • Psychology 35/ 35H
  • Geography 1/ 1H and 1L; or Geology 1/ 1H and 1L
  • Sociology 1 or 1H
  • Any CSU/ UC General Education Elective
  • Psychology 50
  • Psychology 33
  • Political Science 21
  • Philosophy 10/ 10H or 12 or 33 or Humanities 10/ 10H

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.


Tution fees: $394 per unit for international students.

Career paths

  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • Social Service Worker
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Academic/ Educational Counselor
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Market Research Anaylst
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Personnel Manager

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...

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Why study at Riverside City College


Save over $80,00 (compare with UC) and receive up to $2,500 international student scholarship.

Great Location

Located in Southern California near Los Angeles, just a 1-hour drive to the beach, mountains, and theme parks.

Easy Admission

No SAT/ACT and low TOEFL/IELTS Score requirement. Just three simple and fast admission steps.

Safe Community

24/7 on-campus police service and support. Low campus crime rate.

Transfer Opportunities

Transfer 2+2 to top US Universities including UCLA, UCB, Columbia, USC, and more!

Contact info

Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Ave
92880 Riverside California
United States of America (USA)

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