Associate of Arts in Psychology
Coastline Community College

Program Details

If you want to know why people behave the way they do, the AA in Psychology from Coastline College may be for you. This online Psychology degree teaches students the major perspectives for understanding human behavior: behavioral, biological, cognitive, cross-cultural, evolutionary, humanistic, and psychodynamic. Students will learn to analyze behavior, how to implement statistical methods and research design, and how to document findings in APA style. Graduates will have a solid foundation to transfer into a higher level program or find a career in the social services field.

Topics discussed in classes include:

  • Neuroscience
  • Sensation and perception
  • Learning and memory
  • Stress, health, and coping
  • Psychological disorders
  • Social psychology


  • High school transcript
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges