Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Psychology 2014-2015

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

General Education

Transfer Equivalency website

Required Courses

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

Psy 200 Psychology as a Natural Science


Psy 204 Psychology as a Social Science

PSY 201A Gen Psychology


PSY 202A Gen Psychology




Stat 243 Statistics I MTH 243 Statistics I 5
Stat 244 Statistics II MTH 244 Statistics II 4
PSY 200 level elective Any 200 level PSY course 4

All major courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better. Pass/No Pass grades will not be accepted.

All psychology majors are encouraged to begin their work in statistics as soon as possible in preparation for Psy 321, which is a prerequisite for many of the upper-division courses.

Besides taking courses in a range of subjects in psychology, majors are also encouraged to take courses in human biology, philosophy of science and disciplines that provide a variety of perspectives and contexts for understanding human behavior.

PCC's BI 101, 102 & 103 and MTH 241 is recommended for students interested in preparing for a graduate degree in Psychology.


  • Psychology majors are required to do a significant number of papers. It is highly recommended that students take WR 121 & 122 for 4 credits each.
  • Psychology majors are encouraged to take courses in sociology, anthropology, human biology and philosophy.

Additional Requirements

To see how you will transfer into PSU's University Studies program, refer to General Education. We highly encourage you to talk with a PCC Academic Advisor to learn more about meeting PSU's general education and bachelor degree requirements.

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 2014