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.