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Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes. Psychology classes focus on the depth of human action, interaction and emotions through cognitive, biological, behavioral and socio-cultural perspectives.

Careers in Psychology!

Career options include:

  • • Counseling/Psychotherapy
  • • Research and Experimentation
  • • Social Work
  • • Nursing
  • • Biopsychology
  • • Medical Technicians
  • • Veterans' Support and Treatment
  • • Chemical Dependency Professional
  • • Organizational Development
  • • Forensics and Law Enforcement


South offers the first two years of general education needed for a four-year degree in Psychology. Students can also take Psychology (PSYC&) courses to fulfill general educational requirements, for personal enrichment, or to prepare for future study in this field. Many of our professional-technical programs have a Psychology course requirement. Additionally, most nursing and healthcare programs require one or two Psychology courses before applying.

Degree Information

Students can complete the prerequisites needed for the Psychology major as part of the Associate of Arts degree.

Associate of Arts Degree

Psychology Faculty

Learn more about our faculty and how to contact them on the faculty page.