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Psychology

About the Program

Psychology is the study of mental processes, cognition and behavior. We explore how the brain and nervous system function, how perception evolves from sensation, how we learn and know, and what it is that motivates us. 

 

What you can do with a degree in Psychology

  • Mental health worker
  • Probation officers
  • Psychiatric aid
  • Employment counselor
  • Industrial psychologist
  • Space program researcher

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our philosophy programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree

  • Psychology

Associate Degree for Transfer

Courses

We offer a broad range of psychology courses. See our course catalog for a full listing and detailed descriptions, with links to currently offered classes.

PSYC 1 General Psychology (5 units)
PSYC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)
PSYC 10 Research Methods & Designs (5 units)
PSYC 4 Introduction to Biopsychology (5 units)
PSYC 14 Child & Adolescent Development (4 units)
PSYC 21 Psychology of Women: Sex & Gender Differences (4 units)
PSYC 22 Psychology of Prejudice & Discrimination (4 units)
PSYC 25 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (4 units)
PSYC 30 Social Psychology (4 units)
PSYC 33 Introduction to Personality Psychology (4 units)
PSYC 39 Psychology of Sports (4 units)
PSYC 49 Human Sexuality (4 units)
PSYC 51 Applied Research Experience (1 unit)

Hills

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Psychology Department

650.949.7322

digregoriobecki@foothill.edu

Building 3000, Room 3007

Division Office Contacts

BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Office: Building 3000, Room 3007
Kurt Hueg, Division Dean
Phone: 650.949.7322
Email: huegkurt@foothill.edu
Becki DiGregorio
Division Administrative Assistant
Phone: 650.949.7322
FAX: 650.949.7422
Email: digregoriobecki@foothill.edu
Business & Social Sciences Division

 

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