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 .