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Associate of Arts Degree - Psychology Transfer Pathway
Associate of Arts Degree - Psychology Transfer PathwayWorksheet for AA Degree - Psychology Transfer Pathway
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​Students who successfully complete the Psychology Transfer Pathway AA Degree will be prepared to transfer to a baccalaureate program in Psychology. With a degree in Psychology you can work in a number of fields within the government, health, and education systems. 

​The Psychology Transfer Pathway focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. It includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods. 

​Additional Requirements for AA Degree

  • At least 60 earned college-level credits (40 MnTC credits and 20 additional MnTC, pre-major or elective credits)
  • A grade of “C” or better in​ ENGL 1711
  • Associate of Arts (AA) cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Meet Saint Paul College residency requirement: 20 credits. This requirement may be reduced to 12 credits with transfer of at least 12 college-level credits from another Minnesota State College and University or the University of Minnesota.​

​Saint Paul College has a transfer articulation agreement between the following program and post-secondary institution for the baccalaureate degree program listed below. For more information please go to​

Psychology Transfer Pathway AA Degree 

  • BA Psychology Bemidji State University
  • BS Psychology Bemidji State University
  • BA Psychology Metropolitan State University
  • BS Psychology Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • BA Psychology Minnesota State University, Moorhead
  • BA Psychology Southwest Minnesota State University
  • BA Psychology St. Cloud State University
  • BS Community Psychology St. Cloud State University
  • BA Psychology Winona State University
  • ​Compare and contrast theoretical perspectives in the field of psychology.
  • Apply psychological concepts to real world situations.
  • Describe the role of ethics and social responsibility in the field of psychology. 
  • Use critical thinking and the scientific method to investigate psychological issues.
  • Communicate psychological principles, key concepts, and overarching themes. ​


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