Does the study of how people think, feel, and behave interest you?
Gulf Coast State College's Psychology Option, Liberal Arts A.A. degree is a perfect fit for you if you are interested in understanding the behavior and mental processes of those around you. Our Psychology transfer track program is designed to provide you with broad exposure to different psychological subject areas, including general psychology, developmental psychology, human relations and selected topics in psychology, such as The Psychology of Superheros or The Positive Psychology of Pop Music.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), the median pay for psychologists in 2016 was $75,230.00 per year (Ph.D. education level). Jobs for trained psychologists are expected to increase by 19% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than average. The OOH lists the median pay in 2016 for school and career counselors was $54,560 per year (master’s degree education level).
Ranked 7th out of the 10 best college majors by The Princeton Review, an undergraduate degree in psychology is obviously popular, and opens the doors of many different career paths, both inside and outside the field. Whatever profession you choose to pursue, Gulf Coast State College's Psychology A.A. university transfer track is your first step toward reaching your goals.