Jan 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree: Psychology Studies (EG09)*



Associate in Arts Degree


Campus contact for this program:
Professor Michael Amico, MAmico@housatonic.edu
Professor Laura Turiano, LTuriano@hcc.commnet.edu
Professor Tonya Rondinone, TRondinone@housatonic.edu

With this degree you will be able to transfer to the following majors:

At Central Connecticut State University:
  • Psychological Science, B.A.
At Eastern Connecticut State University: 
  • Psychology, B.S.
At Southern Connecticut State University:
  • Psychology, B.A.
At Western Connecticut State University:
  • Psychology, B.A.
At Charter Oak State College:
  • Psychology, B.S.

In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 grade point average.

Here is the recommended course of study for the Psychology Studies Transfer Degree. If you are studying part time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here. Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category. For a list of the courses from each category that you can choose from, go to PDF_CSCU Transfer Electives .

TAP Application Info

  • Begin the transfer application process in your third semester or the semester before you plan to graduate. FAFSA becomes available October 1.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 60-61

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1 You are free to choose any courses at or above 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use these credits to take courses that prepare you for required courses in the degree program. You are strongly encouraged to take PSY* E112 . You should also consider using unrestricted electives to meet foreign language requirements for your programs or to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field. You can also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, SCSU, WCSU, and COSC-but not ECSU. You are encouraged to meet with your advisor to determine which courses to select.

2 Select one of the following for 3 credits: PSY* E201 - Lifespan Development (3 credits)  PSY* E202 - Child Psychology & Development (3 credits)  PSY* E205 - Adolescent Development (3 credits) .

3 At least one course in Scientific Knowledge & Understanding or Scientific Reasoning must be a 4-credit laboratory course.

4 An updated list of courses in these categories can be found here PDF_CSCU Transfer Electives .

5 Select one of the following for 3 credits:  PSY* E240 - Social Psychology (3 credits)  PSY* E243 - Theories of Personality (3 credits)  PSY* E247 - Industrial & Organizational Psychology (3 credits)  

In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 grade point average.