Psychology

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Overview

If you're curious about learning and memory, visual perception, biofeedback, social psychology you may find Psychology a fascinating field. It's focused on the scientific study of behavior, the brain, and mental processes to us better understand human behavior. Skills obtained through the study of psychology include critical thinking, appreciation, and experience in scientific principles and a deeper understanding of human relationships that can be applied to nearly any professional setting. 

Elgin Community College offers courses such as Introduction to Psychology, Personality, Human Sexuality, Forensic Psychology, Childhood Psychology, Educational Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Human Growth and Development. Take psychology courses for your own personal growth or to prepare for transfer to a four-year university majoring in psychology, as requirements or electives for other ECC programs.

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Guided Transfer Pathway Available

Learn more about a plan ECC offers to guide you toward courses relevant to your interests and based on requirements of certain 4-year institutions. See all Guided Transfer Options.