A.S. (TTP)

Program Information

Career Community: Social Sciences
Degree Type: A.S. (TTP)
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Psychology General Transfer?


This program is provided for students who plan to earn an Associate of Science degree and transfer to a senior institution to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Psychology. Interested students should contact their advisor.

Psychology Major

Program Outcomes

All students who complete a degree designated as a Tennessee Transfer Pathway will be able to do the following:

  • Communicate effectively through oral and written modes, using conventions appropriate to their audience and purpose, including critical listening, reading, and research skills.
  • Connect knowledge of social and cultural institutions to issues of personal or public importance.
  • Apply relevant mathematical modeling to a variety of applied or theoretical problems.
  • Analyze historical and contemporary issues by drawing on historical contexts.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of scientific principles and concepts.
  • Evaluate the significance of humanity’s cultural heritage and diversity and its development in a historical and/or global context through critical and analytical methodologies.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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TN Promise Scholarship

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Classes You Might Take

Psychology A.S. DEGREE

  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • PSYC 1030 – Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
  • SOCI 1010 – Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1020 – English Composition II (3 credits)
  • MATH 1130 – College Algebra (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • ART 2020 – Art History Survey II (3 credits)
  • SOCI 1040 – Social Problems (3 credits)


  • BIOL 1010 – Introduction to Biology (4 credits)
  • PSYC 2110 – Psychology of Adjustment (3 credits)
  • HIST 2010 – Early United States History (3 credits)
  • PHIL 1040 – Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
  • ENGL 2110 or ENGL 2310 (Early American Literature or Early World Literature) (3 credits)


  • BIOL 1020 – Diversity of Life (4 credits)
  • PSYC 2130 – Lifespan Development Psychology (3 credits)
  • HIST 2020 – Modern United States History (3 credits)
  • CPE 1100 – Career Exploration (1 credit)
  • POLS 1030 – American Government (3 credits)


Contact Cleveland State about Social Sciences


Dr. Ryan Thompson, Dean of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences


Talk to Us: (423) 478-6229