|What is the Psychology program?
The Psychology Program offers quality undergraduate education that advances psychology as a science, promotes human welfare, and fosters students' growth and development for those seeking to earn associate degrees and those desiring course credit transferable to other colleges and universities.
Psychology students spend a great deal of time learning about research methods and statistics, which can be an important skill in a wide variety of careers. Learn how to record, organize, analyze and interpret data.
|What can I do with this course of study?
A psychology degree can open the door to a variety of careers, and is a great way to learn more about yourself and others. The job outlook for psychology majors is good. Earning a psychology degree can allow you to make a difference in people's lives. Psychologists, counselors, therapists and community services workers devote their time and energy to helping people overcome adversity, increase their well-being and realize their full potential. The student will acquire such skills as analyzing data, communicating complex information and understanding human behavior, all highly prized by employers. Here is a guide for pre-professional psychology opportunities for students:
|What's special about program?
Curricula in which students can learn about psychology in multiple settings: classrooms that use computer and multimedia technologies, blended and online delivery, field experiences, and co-curricular programs (e.g., Psychology Club and Psi Beta Club) and through formal and informal contacts with faculty and student peers. Quality transfer level courses go toward the Associate of Arts and can also transfer to four-year universities under 2+2 programs. Courses are taught by highly qualified and experienced faculty that set clear and high expectations for students, promotes active learning, and gives students systematic assessment and feedback on their progress.