Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions. This behavioral science emphasizes the understanding of thoughts, feelings, actions, and cognitive and behavioral characteristics of groups/individuals. The Psychology program is suited to meet the needs of transfer students who plan to major or minor in Psychology or related fields as well as two-year students.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the Psychology program will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the major principles, methods, and theories of psychology and will be assessed through a combination of performance evaluations, written assignments, and written exams, and quizzes.
- Using psychological theories and practices in the field, integrate logical thinking, including informed fact and assessment.
- Express through writing, comprehension of the field of psychology including major principles and ideas.
- Apply appropriate theories and analysis within the field through written and oral methodologies.
- Demonstrate skills in problem solving, communication, critical thinking, and interpret and discuss classical and contemporary theories of individual and social psychology.