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Psychology

Overview

Sacramento City College Psychology

The Psychology program is designed to serve the needs of a wide variety of Sacramento City College students who are pursuing study in the field of psychology. The primary aim of this program is to provide a clearly articulated and comprehensive curricular track for students preparing to transfer to baccalaureate programs in psychology. An additional specific aim of this program is to expose “undecided” students to the core principles and practices of the field in order to build a foundation for their future personal, academic, or vocational paths. Among the many options, this foundation would be appropriate for entry into a variety of paraprofessional careers and careers in related fields.

Career Options

The primary aim of this program is to provide a comprehensive track for students preparing to transfer to a B.A. program in psychology. Career opportunities for those with degrees in psychology may include correctional officer, police officer, social worker, community service manager, health educator, human resource personnel. With advanced degrees, the careers may include school counselor, psychologist, marriage and family therapist.