Oakton Community College

OCC Psychology Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist psychology students with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the Oakton Community College (OCC) Academic Catalog.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

Oakton Community College Saint Xavier University
Communication
EGL 101
and
EGL 102
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
SPE 103 COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics 
Statistics is preferred
MTH 140 MATH 112: College Algebra
MTH 131 MATH 135: Introduction to Statistics
Physical and Life Sciences (7 to 8 credit hours)
*See Catalog Life Science and Physical Science
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
*See Catalog **Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the humanities/fine arts general education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credit hours)
*See Catalog Social Science (Psych + Social Science from another discipline/s)
*IAI Waivers are available for those students who transfer to SXU with an A.A. or A.S. degree or complete the majority of their General Education Core prior to transferring.

Transferable Courses

Oakton Community College Saint Xavier University
PSY 101 PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 120 PSYCH 199: Lifespan Development
PSY 211 PSYCH 200: Child Development
PSY 204 PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development
PSY 202 PSYCH 206: Social Psychology
PSY 205 PSYCH 224: Adulthood and Aging
PSY 206 PSYCH 232: Personality Theories
PSY 107; 110; 122; 125; 130; 201; 203; 221; 230; 231; 234; 235, 236; 237; 238; 240; 241; 290 PSYCH ELECTIVES: Choose four - at least two of the four must be from 300-level courses. No more than two from 100 or 200 level.

Major Requirements

Psychology Major: B.A. or B.S.

Core Requirements

Saint Xavier University
PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
PSYCH 300: Statistics for the Social Sciences
PSYCH 301: Research Methods

 

In addition, choose one course from each of the five content domains:

Biological

Cognitive

Developmental

Social

Capstone

Additional Information

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.

B.S. degree requires the completion of the general education program, 37 credit hours, to fulfill the psychology degree and 6 additional credit hours from the following disciplines: math, computer science, life science, physical science or a combination of these.

Overall, the B.S. in psychology major requires 24 credit hours of science-related courses. Graduation with a B.A. or B.S. in psychology requires a grade of C or better in every course required for the major.

Contact

Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu


As
of June 2017