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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

Degrees & Certificates

View the list below for programs offered at Foothill. Then select a program map for a possible schedule that fulfills program and college requirements.

For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree

Associate in Arts Degree


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 1H Honors General Psychology (5 units)

PSYC 2 Cultural Psychology (4 units)

PSYC 4 Introduction to Biopsychology (5 units)

PSYC 7 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (5 units)
PSYC 9 Positive Psychology (4 units)

PSYC 10 Research Methods & Designs (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)

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Psychology Department


Division Office Contacts

Aaron Korngiebel, Division Dean
Business & Social Sciences Division


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