Expand your mind by starting your psychology degree at Lane Community College.
Get work experience and make career connections while earning credit through a Cooperative Education internship, all as a part of your degree!
What you’ll learn
The psychology transfer interest area at Lane can help prepare you to transfer to a four year institution to work toward a career in psychology. Once enrolled, you’ll work with your advisor to build a degree plan specific to your goals.
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Lane’s psychology classes and transfer area will get you on the right path towards your four year degree. Psychology is more than how your brain works: psychology provides insight into how people think, feel, and interact with each other and helps us apply that knowledge to various spheres of human activity. Employment possibilities include careers in counseling, social services, personnel, marketing and teaching. You’ll also be prepared for graduate work in experimental and clinical psychology and related areas, such as special education, social work, business, communications, law school and the healthcare field.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Human development and relations
- Workplace psychology
- Brain functions
- Memory and learning
- Human sexuality
- Social influence
- Abnormal behavior
- Therapy methods
Earning your Associate of Arts, Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree with a focus in psychology will provide you with the credits you need to transfer to leading four year institutions for more in-depth study. The AAOT offers you the flexibility to choose courses that interest you while meeting university lower division general education requirements.
Not sure which is for you? Learn more about the types of degrees & certificates Lane has to offer.