Psychology

Folsom Lake College Psychology

Folsom Lake College's psychology program studies behavior and mental processes. Part of its appeal and fascination is the fact that it involves both pure science and the practical application of science to matters of everyday life. Those pursuing psychology as a field of study will find many career options centering around helping others understand, predict, and control or modify behavior.

Career Options

  • Administrator
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Childcare Worker
  • Clinical/Counseling Psychologist
  • College Professor
  • Engineering Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist
  • Human Resources
  • Human Services Specialist
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
  • K-12 School/College Counselor
  • Law Enforcement/Corrections
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Personnel Analyst
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychiatric Tech/Aide
  • Psychometrist
  • Research Psychologist
  • Social Services Counselor
  • Training/Development Specialist
  • Youth Supervisor

Many career options require more than two years of study.

Highlights

  • Exemplary faculty that includes authors and researchers
  • Exceptional preparation for transfer to bachelor's program
  • Psychology courses complement associate degrees and/or certifications in many other fields: administration of justice, anthropology, communication studies, corrections, early childhood education, human services, interdisciplinary studies, marketing/business, health/medicine, consumer affairs, and the military.