Psychology is the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. It focuses on the biological, social, personal, and cognitive factors that influence behavior and covers such topics as the nervous system, sensation and perception, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, personality, development, normal and abnormal behavior, and social psychology.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
The following list is a sample of the many career options available for the psychology major. A few of these require an associate degree, most require a bachelor's degree, and some require a graduate-level degree: drug abuse counselor, marriage/family/child counselor, high school or college counselor or instructor, opinion survey designer, mental health worker, employment counselor, social worker, research assistant, and research analyst.
Faculty: Andrea Craddock
Email: Office of Instruction
Phone: (530) 938-5201