Psychology

Scientific Inquiry

Psychology of the Holocaust students and faculty in Budapest, Hungary, March 2012
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Psychology is the scientific inquiry into human behavior and mental processes. Psychology recognizes the complexity of these issues and endeavors to utilize both environmental and biological evidence in order to explore, explain, and understand them.

Quality Education


The members of the Psychology Department are committed to providing a solid foundation in core psychological areas. We believe in a rigorous quality education that provides learning opportunities on multiple levels.

  • Liberal arts courses for A.A. degree completion
  • Psychology courses for specialized degrees
  • Bachelor's degree preparation

Our curriculum provides a broad range of entry- and intermediate-level courses that will enhance the liberal arts preparation for students working toward the A.A. degree at Normandale, as well as for students transferring to four-year institutions, whether or not they major in psychology. Our courses offer relevant preparation for various specialized programs at Normandale, such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Law Enforcement and Business.