WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?

Simply stated, psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. For more detail on what psychology is, its subfields, and its job outlook, please read the excellent description provided by the American Psychological Association.

If you are interested in the degrees we offer and transfer options, see Degrees & Transfer.

For career prospects for students with a psychology degree, see Career Information.

Psychology is a broad field with many specialties. We offer 17 specialty courses, including Psychology and Culture, Forensic Psychology, Sport Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology. To learn more about our courses, see Course Descriptions.


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