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Contact Info

Location
HSS South 3rd Floor

Phone Number
(310) 434-4276

Lisa Farwell
Department Chair
Linda Sallovitz
Department secretary

Office Hours

Mondays - Thursdays:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fridays:
8:00 am to 12:00 pm

 

Psychology

Welcome

Welcome to Psychology, the science of mind and behavior.  Psychology is a young science (about 125 years old) but it is extremely broad in scope.  Our department offers introductory courses for transfer and personal and professional growth.  We also offer more advanced, specialized courses representing some of the major subfields of psychology.

Career Options

Opportunities for those trained in psychology are increasing, particularly for those who are trained beyond the bachelor’s degree level.  Undergraduate training in psychology is also useful for students interested in other careers because they acquire skills in research methods, statistics, and effective written and verbal communication.