Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Psychology 2013-2014

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science


General Education

Transfer Equivalency website

Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits
PSY 201 General Psychology PSY 201A General Psychology 4
PSY 202 General Psychology PSY 202A General Psychology 4

Choose 4: PSY 330 Brain & Behavior,

PSY 340 Cognition, PSY 350 Human Lifespan Development, PSY 360 Social Psychology, PSY 370 Personality, PSY 381 Abnormal Psychology

*Choose 4, one from each pair:

PSY 213 Brain, Mind, & Behavior or PSY 340 at OSU

PSY 214 Introduction to Personality or PSY 239 Abnormal Psychology

PSY 215 Human Development or PSY 216 Social Psychology

Choose 1 additional course from above

ST 351 Intro to Statistical Methods Take at OSU -
BI 102 & 103 or 212 & 213 BI 101, 102, 103, or BI 211, 212, 213 12-15
PHL 121 Reasoning and Writing or WR 327 Technical Writing *WR 227 Technical Writing 4

*200-level courses will satisfy the course requirement but, will not satisfy upper-division requirements


Students may want to include additional Social Science courses in their plan of study. Recommended subjects include Sociology and Cultural Anthropology.

Graduates with bachelor degrees in psychology often find entry-level career positions in human services, law enforcement, business, education, management, sales, and also may go on to graduate study in such fields as psychology, counseling, social work, public and business administration, and law.


A Master of Science in Exercise & Sport Psychology is offered through the department of Nutrition & Exercise Science.  http://www.hhs.oregonstate.edu/nes/graduate-studies-sport-and-exercise-psychology

Additional Requirements

For PCC courses that transfer to OSU, refer to the Transfer Equivalencies above. If you plan to get an AAOT degree, all OSU Baccalaureate Core Requirements will be met by AAOT degree requirements. Be sure to take all other required courses.

PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Last updated: August 2013