Psychology Degree - Associate of Arts

The field of psychology is concerned with the study of normal and abnormal human behavior. Psychologists frequently provide personal counseling in hospitals, clinics, schools, corrections   facilities or in their own private practices. Experimental psychologists work in laboratories and try to develop theories of why and how people behave as they do. The completion of the following courses is appropriate for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in psychology. You are urged to consult with a faculty advisor before beginning any program of study.

The Psychology program offers the following:


Associate of Arts and Associate of Science: Psychology Designated Degree

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university.

This AA or AS in Psychology Designated Degree will transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities.

Careers/Options in Psychology

  • Teacher
  • Psychologist
  • Forensics Psychologist
  • Human Resource Associate
  • School Psychologist
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Special Ed Teacher
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Academic Counselor
  • Advanced Psychiatric Nurse
  • Advertising Agent
  • Animal Trainer
  • Animal Researcher
  • Art Therapist
  • Aviation Psychologist
  • Career Counselor
  • Case Worker
  • Child Care Worker
  • Child Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.