Psychology | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio
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Psychology

Lay a solid yet affordable foundation for continuing your education in psychology through a bachelor’s degree and beyond. Program learning outcomes are aligned with the American Psychological Association.

This is also a practical second degree if you are preparing for a medical technology program, enhancing your marketability. While the program is designed for transfer, grads may be employed in positions that assist social and human service personnel.

Work in many areas
(may include, but not limited to):

  • social service agencies
  • other agencies serving special populations

Prepare for transfer/further education or for a career as a
(may include, but not limited to):

  • mental health aide
  • community outreach worker
  • life skills counselor
  • community support worker
  • youth worker
  • psychological aide
  • gerontology aide
  • Associate of arts in psychology

 

Program learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic terms, theories, and concepts of human behavior.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how genetics, environment and personal choices impact age-related changes throughout the lifespan.
  • Describe an understanding of the historical and cultural viewpoints as well as current thinking and research on abnormal human behavior and its treatment.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of various theories related to human interactions in the areas of personal relationships, work settings, and social influence.
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