Transfer Preparation

An Announcement for Psychology Transfer Student Applicants

All students planning to transfer to UC San Diego as Psychology or Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience majors during or after Fall 2017 must complete at least three foundational courses in order to be admitted to the Psychology major. See ASSIST for equivalency information.

Students looking to earn a B.A. in Psychology must complete any 3 courses equivalent to those below (from any categories):

  • Up to 3 of:
    • BILD: 1, 2, 3, 10, 20, 24, 26
    • CHEM: 4*, 6A, 6B, 6C, 11*, 12, 13
      *Only one of CHEM 4 or 11 can be taken for credit
    • PHYS: 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 2C, 10, 11
  • Up to 2 of:
    • PSYC 70
    • MATH: 10A, 10B, 10C, 20A, 20B, 20C
    • PHIL: 10, 12
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  • Up to 1 of:
    • CSE: 3, 5A, 7, 8A, 8B, 11, 12
    • ECE 15
    • MAE: 5, 8, 9, 10
  • Up to 1 of:
    • PSYC 60
    • BENG 100
    • BIEB 100
    • COGS 14B
    • ECON 120A
    • MATH: 11, 181, 183, 186

Students looking to earn any of the B.S. degrees in Psychology must complete any 3 courses equivalent to those below (from any categories):

  • Up to 3 of:
    • BILD: 1, 2, 3, 10, 20, 24, 26
    • CHEM: 4*, 6A, 6B, 6C, 11*, 12, 13
      *Only one of CHEM 4 or 11 can be taken for credit
    • PHYS: 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 2C, 10, 11
  • Up to 3 of:
    • PSYC 70
    • MATH: 10A OR 20A
    • MATH: 10B OR 20B
  • Up to 1 of:
    • CSE: 3, 5A, 7, 8A, 8B, 11, 12
    • ECE 15
    • MAE: 5, 8, 9, 10
  • Up to 1 of:
    • PSYC 60
    • BENG 100
    • BIEB 100
    • COGS 14B
    • ECON 120A
    • MATH: 11, 181, 183, 186

Students looking to earn the B.S. in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience must complete any 3 courses equivalent to those below (from any categories):

  • COGS 17
  • Up to 2 of:
    • BILD: 1, 2, 3, 10, 20, 24, 26
    • CHEM: 4*, 6A, 6B, 6C, 11*, 12, 13
      *Only one of CHEM 4 or 11 can be taken for credit
    • PHYS: 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 2C, 10, 11
  • PSYC 70 or COGS 14A
  • MATH 10A OR 20A
  • MATH 10B OR 20B
  • MATH 10C or 20C
  • Up to 1 of:
    • CSE: 3, 5A, 7, 8A, 8B, 11, 12
    • ECE 15
    • MAE: 5, 8, 9, 10
  • Up to 1 of:
    • PSYC 60
    • BENG 100
    • BIEB 100
    • COGS 14B
    • ECON 120A
    • MATH: 11, 181, 183, 186

Please see all major requirements for our degrees and contact the Psychology Advising Office with any questions you may have.