Welcome to SMC's Psychology Department

Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. Our department offers introductory courses for transfer and for personal and professional growth. We also offer more advanced, specialized courses representing some of the major subfields of psychology.

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​Safe Space

The Psychology Department is a "safe space," in that diversity of all kind is respected and honored. Find out more by talking to one of our faculty!

Degrees and Certificates

Associate in Arts for Transfer - PsychologyAssociate in Arts for Transfer Icon

18 units + General Education Requirements

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to identify, apply and critique the use of the scientific method as it relates to the study of the human mind. Students should be capable of describing domains of psychology such as the relationship between the brain and behavior; patterns of thinking, memory, and learning; developmental and social influences; as well as atypical psychology and pathology.

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