Psychological Science

Psychological Science

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480-461-7032

This program is part of the Psychological Science Department.

Besides satisfying your Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement, and of course, being endlessly fascinating, here are:

10 Ways Psychology Can Improve Your Life

  1. Get motivated
  2. Improve your leadership skills
  3. Become a better communicator
  4. Understand others better
  5. Make wiser decisions
  6. Improve your memory
  7. Get better grades
  8. Become more productive
  9. Be healthier
  10. Reduce stress and negative feelings

Literally meaning “the study of the mind,” psychology focuses on mental processes and behavior in humans. It’s the science of how people think, feel, act, and interact with their world. There are a number of specialized fields within psychological science, including child psychology, educational psychology, sports psychology, social psychology, comparative psychology, and more. Clinical psychology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

The Psychological Science program at MCC offers you a wide range of courses, educational resources, student activities, and continuing education opportunities. Our courses emphasize the scientific study of behavior and mental processes and are designed to help students understand more about themselves and others. We challenge our students to enhance their appreciation of the human condition through open and impartial inquiry. Plus, our diverse faculty provide students with a variety of approaches and experiences, which will help you flourish in a global society.

Career Profile

Knowledge and skills gained in psychology have a wide range of applications. The student with a major in psychological science is not just limited to a career as a professional counselor or psychologist. Skills developed at MCC may also be applied to industries such as public relations, market research, education, and human resources. An understanding of how human beings think, feel, and act is important and useful and can be applied almost anywhere.

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Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Science
Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Psychological Science program is available through the Psychological Science department. You can also contact Academic Advisement for general advising. Both will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.