You're fascinated by the mind, and what makes us all tick. Psychology is the study of the mind and behavior, with four basic goals of describing, explaining, predicting, and controlling behavior. This is a diverse field that includes the study of human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior, and forensic applications among others. If you're considering this pathway, the depth of the mind and influences on behavior interest you.
- the study of the mind and behavior.
- the mental characteristics of a person or group.
- the mental and emotional factors governing a situation or activity.
What degree do I earn?
Associate in Arts - Liberal Studies Transfer
Why isn't it a Psychology Degree?
While your degree may not say psychology, the courses in your Guided Pathway are focused on psychology topics.
Discover Your Guided Pathway
- Social Work
- Health Educator
These are just a few examples, many other careers are connected to this field of study. Additional education or training may be required for certain career choices.
- Annual Median Pay $45,360
- Hourly Median Pay $21.81
- Job Outlook 16% Growth
Data sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and valid 2016 through 2026.