Catalog 2021-2022 
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Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DWD-AA :Liberal Arts-Psychology (2 Years)

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Associate of Arts Degree


The Psychology Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement is designed for the student who is planning to transfer to a participating public four-year Colorado college or university that offers this program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Courses with a 3-character bracketed code (for example, “English Composition I [CO1]”), in which a student earns the final grade of “C” or better are guaranteed to transfer to every public Colorado college or university. 

  • Courses within any Degree with Designation must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Courses older than 10 years cannot count towards any Degree with Designation.
  • Course substitutions and/or waivers are not permitted for any Degree with Designation.

Please view the Colorado Department of Higher Education web site for participating institutions and any additional degree requirement details (CDHE Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements/Degrees with Designation). Students should contact receiving institution for course transferability or additional requirements when selecting courses.

Degree Requirements for the Psychology Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement:

General Education Requirements:


Total Communication Credits: 6


One GT Pathways course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 135 Introduction to Statistics, except:

• Colorado Mesa University requires either MAT 120 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts or MAT 121 College Algebra;

• Colorado State University - Pueblo prefers MAT 121 College Algebra;

• Fort Lewis College requires MAT 135 Intro to Statistics; • University of Colorado Boulder requires MAT 121 College Algebra or higher;

• University of Colorado Colorado Springs requires MAT 121 College Algebra;

• Western Colorado University requires MAT 121 College Algebra.

Total Mathematics Credits: 3-4

Arts & Humanities:

Three GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT- AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4). No more than two (2) from any one category.

Total Arts & Humanities Credits: 9


One GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1).

Total History Credits: 3

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Two GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3).

Total Social & Behavioral Sciences Credits: 6

GT-SC1 (Natural & Physical Sciences w/Req Lab)

Total Natural & Physical Sciences Credits: 8

Total Additional Required Credits: 18


Students must take an additional 6-7 credits of electives. Electives may be chosen from the general education curriculum, other arts and sciences courses and specific Career and Technical courses (see Approved Degree Electives 2021-2022    ). A maximum of 3 credits of Physical Education courses are allowed in A.A. degree electives.

Total Elective Credits: 6-7

Total Credits for A.A. Degree: 60

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