Examine Human Behavior
Psychology concerns itself with the study of human and animal behavior.
It involves both pure science and the practical application of science to matters of everyday life. Satisfy UC and Cal State transfer requirements.
Psychology majors work in clinical settings, in behavioral health capacities, in social services, in research, in education, and more.
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Social Psychology (PSY 010)
Social psychologists study how social influence, social perception and social interaction influence individual and group behavior.
Intro to Abnormal Psychology (PSY 025)
Study the classification and treatment of human maladaptive and maladjusted behavior.
Addiction & Substance Abuse (PSY 030)
The study of the physiological and psychological processes of addiction and substance abuse.
Research Methods (PSY 015)
Research design and methodology are examined in a variety of sub-disciplines of psychology.
Human Sexuality (SOC 045)
An introduction to human sexuality, including basic health issues, attitudes, and behavior in western society.
Human Growth & Development (PSY 012)
Study the growth and development of humans from conception to death.
Honors courses offer enriched educational experiences through challenging coursework, stimulating colloquia, and the opportunity to study with other students interested in the highest level of learning. Honors Program.
- Empathy and Compassion
- Ability to Evaluate and Understand Surroundings
- Listening and Observation
- Effective Communication
- Ability to Resolve Conflicts
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- Behavior Analyst
- Childcare Worker
- College Professor
- Human Services Specialist
- Social Services Counselor
- Marketing Specialist
- Personnel Analyst
- Probation Officer
- Psychiatric Tech/Aide
- Public Survey
- Training/Development Specialist
- Ward Attendant
- Youth Supervisor