Psychology Courses

Psychology majors work in clinical settings, in behavioral health capacities, in social services, in research, in education, and more.

Examine Human Behavior

Psychology concerns itself with the study of human and animal behavior. It involves both pure science and the practical application of science to matters of everyday life. 

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Psychology Department

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Honors Program

Honors courses offer enriched educational experiences through challenging coursework, stimulating colloquia, and the opportunity to study with other students interested in the highest level of learning. Honors Program.

Career Outlook

Skills Needed

  • Integrity
  • Empathy and Compassion
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to Evaluate and Understand Surroundings
  • Listening and Observation
  • Research
  • Effective Communication
  • Ability to Resolve Conflicts

Career Paths

If you don't know what to major in, or you aready have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.

Select Jobs in the Field

  • Administration
  • Behavior Analyst
  • Childcare Worker
  • College Professor
  • Human Services Specialist
  • Social Services Counselor
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Personnel Analyst
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychiatric Tech/Aide
  • Psychologist
  • Psychometrician
  • Public Survey
  • Research
  • Therapist
  • Training/Development Specialist
  • Ward Attendant
  • Youth Supervisor