​​​The field of psychology addresses the scientific study of behavior and mental processes of humans and animals. Learning more about human behavior through scientific research methods is the focus of many psychologists, while other psychologists apply principles of psychology in areas such as psychotherapy, applied behavioral analysis, and industrial/organizational psychology.

The psychology program offers a comprehensive view of the field by offering a variety of courses that will support transfer in the major. The program provides an essential foundational understanding of the discipline of psychology, the methods psychologists use to learn about behavior, and applications of psychological information to the world around us. The program offers classes that introduce students to the field of psychology and develop an essential understanding of research methods and statistical tools used in psychology, biological bases of behavior, human development, personality, abnormal psychology, social psychology, learning, and other opportunities to learn about the psychology . 

Contact Us


Associations & Careers

The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. The APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.  Their mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.
Go to the APA website to learn more about the organization, how to become a student member, and to get access to some recent journal articles. (Click on highlighted information.)
The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.  The association’s mission is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.

Go the website for the Association for Psychological Science to learn how this organization serves professional psychologists and students in the field of psychology. (Click on the highlighted information.)

Helpful career considerations that relate to the field of psychology:

Click on the highlighted text to access the information.