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Department of Psychology: Psychology, Statistics, Developmental Communications, The Reading Lab

AA in Developmental Psychology


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Psych 1 General Psychology I 3
Psych 2* Biological Psychology 3
Psych 11* Child Psychology 3
Psych 12* Adolescent Psychology 3
Psych 17* The Exceptional Child 3
Stat 101 Statistics for the Social Sciences 4

Complete 1  COURSE from The Following

Course Course Title UNITS
Psych 13* Social Psychology 3
Psych 14* Abnormal Psychology 3
Psych 41* Life-Span Psychology: From Infancy to Old Age 3

Total units required for major: 22

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 17

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.