Program Level: Degrees, Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Studies
Institute: Science & Technology
College: SAC

What is the Psychology program?

The Psychology Program offers quality undergraduate education that advances psychology as a science, promotes human welfare, and fosters students' growth and development for those seeking to earn associate degrees and those desiring course credit transferable to other colleges and universities.

What will I learn?

Psychology students spend a great deal of time learning about research methods and statistics, which can be an important skill in a wide variety of careers. Learn how to record, organize, analyze and interpret data.

What can I do with this course of study?

A psychology degree can open the door to a variety of careers and is a great way to learn more about yourself and others. The job outlook for psychology majors is good. Earning a psychology degree can allow you to make a difference in people's lives. Psychologists, counselors, therapists, and community services workers devote their time and energy to helping people overcome adversity, increase their well-being and realize their full potential. The student will acquire such skills as analyzing data, communicating complex information, and understanding human behavior, all highly prized by employers.   Here is a guide for pre-professional psychology opportunities for students:

 What's special about the program?

Curricula in which students can learn about psychology in multiple settings: classrooms that use computer and multimedia technologies, blended and online delivery, field experiences, and co-curricular programs (e.g., Psychology Club and Psi Beta Club) and through formal and informal contacts with faculty and student peers. Quality transfer-level courses go toward the Associate of Arts and can also transfer to four-year universities under 2+2 programs. Courses are taught by highly qualified and experienced faculty that set clear and high expectations for students, promote active learning, and give students systematic assessment and feedback on their progress.

A psychology degree can open the door to a variety of careers


Your Career Path in Psychology

Resources for learning and professional development within the field of psychology.

  • Learn about common areas of study, and what you can do with a degree in psychology.

Thinking about a career in psychology? 

  • Some little-known tips on securing your first job.

How to find a job with an undergraduate degree in psychology 

  • Map out how to get the proper training and experience for your dream career path.
 SAC Psychology Department Scholarship
The final Deadline (for the spring 2019 semester) is:  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Eligibility Requirements:
  •   Psychology major;
  •   Minimum 3.0 GPA;
  •   Be enrolled full-time or part-time;
  •   Have SAC as home college and take the majority of course work at SAC to include all psychology courses;
  •   Have completed the first psychology course with at least a B at SAC;
  •   Agree to be mentored by and meet at least twice a semester with a SAC Psychology Faculty Member

The link to apply for the Student Scholarship Application is:

Last updated 5/19/2021

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Melissa Sutherland, M.A., LPC-S, NCC
Program Coordinator
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Rosalinda Lerma

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