Psychology Transfer Pathway

Associate in Arts, Liberal Arts Transfer (AALAT)

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) has collaborated with several colleges and universities to provide a transfer pathway from WCC’s Liberal Arts Transfer program to a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at participating universities. The full Psychology MiTransfer Pathway agreement can be found on the Michigan Transfer Network website. View a list of participating colleges and universities.

Earning an Associate Degree

WCC students must complete all of the following course and degree requirements to earn an Associate in Arts. Regular meetings with an advisor are strongly recommended to stay on track for graduation. Please contact our advising center at 734-677-5102 if you need assistance visit Academic Advising and Career Guidance.

Degree Requirements

To complete the Associate in Arts Degree and the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) General Education Requirements, these credits should be met according to the following distribution:

  • English Composition: ENG 111: Composition I (4 credits)
  • Second Course in English Composition or One course in Communication: ENG 226: English Comp. II or any approved Communication (COM) course (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: One course from MTA approved list; Check w/ your transfer destination for the preferred course
  • Natural Sciences: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines; including one with laboratory experiences)
  • Social Sciences: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines); PSY 100: Intro to Psychology is recommended
  • Humanities and Fine Arts: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines)

The MTA approved list is located in the WCC Catalog or visit MI Transfer Agreement (MTA).

Major Courses (13 Credits)

The following courses are common transferable Psychology courses. Click on the courses to see how they transfer.

Remaining Associate Degree Requirements

  • Complete 15 credits from the following: Anthropology (ANT), Arabic (ARB), ART, Chinese (CHN), Communication (COM), Dance (DAN), Drama (DRA), Economics (ECO), English (ENG), Film (FLM), French (FRN), Geography (GEO), German (GRM), History (HST), Humanities (HUM), Journalism (JRN), Music (MUS), Philosophy (PHL), Political Science (PLS), Psychology (PSY), Sociology (SOC), Spanish (SPN) and Yoga (YOG)
  • Additional electives as needed to earn the 60 credits required for an Associate in Arts degree

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