Psychology is the study of behavior and mental processes. Understanding and predicting behavior are useful skills. Curriculum in psychology is based on American Psychological Association principles for training students to be behavioral scientists.mirabeau lamar statue

The applications of psychology span a broad range of study. A few examples include understanding memory and making it more efficient, discerning the bases of human motivation, exploring the development and organization of personality, studying the biological bases of behavior and understanding the dynamics of group interaction.

Earning a psychology degree results in at least three important benefits. First, it is a versatile education.
The diverse course work includes statistical data analysis approaches, research design, computer familiarity and technical writing skills.

Secondly, psychology complements other fields of study. It is an excellent springboard to professional schools in law, medicine and seminary. Thirdly, a psychology graduate is qualified for gainful employment upon graduation.

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