Psychology

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 understand human behavior better. Skills obtained through the study of psychology include critical thinking, appreciation, experience in scientific principles, and a deeper understanding of human relationships that you can apply 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. 

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You can take psychology courses for personal growth or prepare for transfer to a four-year university majoring in psychology as a requirement or as electives for other ECC programs. Browse the ECC Career Coach Website for relevant data on wages, employment, and education needed to for a career in psychology or another field. 

Guided Transfer Pathway Available

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

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